Chris Tompkins, AMFT

Associate Marriage and Family Therapist

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.

Languages Spoken: English

Specialty Areas

Internalized Homophobia
Religious Trauma
Coming Out Challenges
Men’s Issues
Anxiety and Depression
Substance Use and Sobriety
Family Conflict
Family Addiction
Adult Children of Alcoholics
Inner Child Work
Life Transitions
Career Stress

Theoretical Approach

Humanistic & Client-Centered
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Strengths Based
Narrative Therapy
Positive Psychology
Energy Psychology
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