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Eric Thompson, Ph.D.

Eric Thompson
Associate Professor
Full-Time Faculty, Department of Counseling
(954) 262-5691
Office: Maltz 2034


  • Ph.D. University of Florida
  • M.Ed./Ed.S. University of Florida
  • B.A. New College of Florida

Professional Interests

Eric Thompson, Ph.D. is a faculty member in the College of Psychology. His interest lies in the integration of wellness and mental health within educational and counseling settings, with scholarly work spanning over two decades, reflecting a commitment to enhancing the well-being of both educators and students. His research and presentations, notably at conferences such as the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision and the National Evidence-Based School Counseling Conference, have explored critical areas including maternal mental health, burnout prevention, and self-care strategies for school counseling graduate students. This body of work underscores the importance of embedding wellness practices into the fabric of counselor education and supervision, aiming to cultivate resilience and emotional balance among professionals in the field.

In addition to his research contributions, his role as a statistical consultant at Nova Southeastern University and previous engagements, including Southern Legal, Gainesville, FL, highlights his expertise in applying statistical analysis to address educational disparities and promote community well-being. Through these endeavors, he has provided crucial insights into dropout rates and minority education challenges in Florida, supporting legal and educational reform efforts. His comprehensive approach to counselor education encompasses mindfulness in schools, the application of group counseling skills, and the leveraging of data-driven models to combat social injustice, illustrating a multifaceted commitment to fostering environments that support academic success and emotional health. 

News and Events

  • Counseling for Peripartum Depression: A Strengths-Based Approach to Conceptualization and Treatment LINK
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