Chris Tompkins is a Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist. He has a Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology from Antioch University with a specialization in LGBTQ Affirmative Psychology.
Chris began his psychotherapy training at the Seattle School of Theology and Psychology where he received a Certificate in Narrative Focused Trauma Care Levels I and Level II from the Allender Center. Additionally, Chris completed his clinical training at the Los Angeles LGBT Center, where he developed his competency as an LGBTQ-affirming psychotherapist.
Chris is a humanistic and client-centered LGBTQ-affirmative therapist who specializes in LGBTQ affirmative psychology with a primary focus on adult gay men. His areas of specialization include religious trauma, addiction and recovery, self-acceptance and belonging, internalized homophobia, adult children of alcoholics, men’s challenges, and coming out challenges. Chris also specializes in working with people who specifically want spirituality to be a resource in their therapy.
Having compassion for his own healing journey is how he’s able to offer it to his clients. Chris uses his humanity and authenticity to build a strong therapeutic alliance and meet each of his clients where they’re at, while holding space for where they want to go. Chris also uses a combination of both Western and Eastern philosophies in his therapeutic approach.