Dr. Thompson enjoys helping others to achieve greater success by drawing on the science of psychology. As such, she is the author of The Consummate Leader: a Holistic Guide to Inspiring Growth in Others…and in Yourself, a book which has been endorsed by NY Times best-selling authors Adam Grant and Marshall Goldsmith, along with Dr. Nadine Kaslow, the former President of the American Psychological Association. Her advice has also been featured in the Harvard Business Review, Forbes, Fast Company, Entrepreneur, Wharton Business Radio, Inc., Time, ABC News Radio, and a host of other media outlets.
Originally from Alberta, Canada, Dr. Thompson completed her B.A. in sociology at the University of Toronto. She then went on to earn her M.A. and Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Georgia State University. As part of her training, she completed her predoctoral internship at the University of Pennsylvania and her postdoctoral fellowship through Emory University’s School of Medicine. She has taught courses and facilitated seminars at the Wharton Business School, the University of Toronto, Emory University, Spelman College, Georgia State University, and various community organizations. She has also won awards from the American Psychological Association, the Southeastern Psychological Association, and the Georgia Psychological Association for excellence in research. To learn more about her work, visit her at silverliningpsychology.com