• Welcome

    It starts with YOU

    Clear Counseling Choice provides effective counseling to those who desire to overcome the barriers keeping them from healthy, loving, and fulfilling relationships.
  • Erich Fromm - The Art of Loving

    "If an individual is able to love productively,

    he loves himself too; if he can love only others, he cannot love at all."

Clinical Focus

  • Anger Management
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Narrative Therapy
  • Gottman Method
  • Satir Transformational Systemic Therapy
  • Build stronger relationships
  • Improve your sex life
  • Focus on your needs
  • Put YOU first
  • Live your best life
"I’ve successfully helped clients overcome their issues. I am able to do this by meeting you where you are on your journey, using a therapeutic process that focuses on your needs and goals."

Tori Clear Thompson

LCSW CST

I earned my Masters in Social Work with a concentration in family from Saint Louis University in 2004. In order to better understand the needs of couples and families, I pursued additional training and completed 500-clinical hours in a post-graduate Marriage and Family Therapy Certification program at Saint Louis University in 2008. In 2010, I became fully licensed as a Clinical Social Worker in Georgia. As a therapist I believe it is important to continue developing my clinical skills so I've recently completed my Certification in Sex Therapy through the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors, and Therapists (AASECT).

It is my passion for people and relationships that led me to this profession. I enjoy helping couples identify areas for improvement in their relationship and find ways to re-connect and build a healthier, more satisfying relationship. I also enjoy working with individuals searching for better ways to manage stress, anger, depression and anxiety. Assisting clients in identifying their strengths and self-worth as well as ways to adjust to life-changes and transitions (i.e. grief, job-changes, relocation, etc.) are among some of the common presenting issues I’ve successfully helped clients overcome. I am able to do this by meeting you where you are on your journey, using a therapeutic process that focuses on your needs and goals.

Psychology Services

INDIVIDUAL THERAPY

We all experience situations or obstacles in our lives that leave us feeling uncertain, empty, overwhelmed, or frustrated. Therapy will help you sort through, identify, and make sense of your emotions, thoughts, and feelings to better prepare you for life’s next curveball. Successful individual therapy involves a commitment to the therapeutic process, honesty, and trust between the therapist and client. Opening up about things you’ve never discussed with someone before takes courage and I’m honored you’re considering me to assist you in your process. Our focus is to create a safe and supportive environment that encourages your personal growth and evolution.
Here is just a sample of some issues I address:


  • Depression
  • Grief
  • Anger-management
  • Conflict in relationships with loved ones
  • Anxiety
  • Time-management
  • Stress
  • Low self-esteem/self-worth
  • Adjusting to life-changes/transitions (i.e. moving, job changes, start/end of relationships, etc.)


COUPLES THERAPY

Whether dating, engaged, or married the key to a successful relationship is healthy communication. Often times we may feel our partner hears us but isn’t really listening. Or sometimes between hectic work schedules, children, school, bills, and other day to day issues, conversations about your relationship are rare or non-existent. Couples therapy helps couples learn to clearly express thoughts and feelings without offending or attacking as well as listening and truly understanding what’s being said instead of formulating a rebuttal. Successful couples therapy can not only help couples improve their relationship but can make it better than it’s ever been.
Here is just a sample of some issues I address:

  • Unhealthy conflict styles and patterns
  • Feeling unappreciated
  • Physical intimacy
  • Parenting roles
  • Establishing and/or rebuilding trust
  • Rediscover the reason(s) you fell in love and chose to commit to one another
  • Banish negative stereotypes of long-term monogamous relationships and create the relationship/love you want

SEX THERAPY

Sex therapy assists individuals and couples looking to work through sexual concerns or difficulties. Our sexuality is a powerful part of who we are and can bring us closer to our partners as well as help us discover more about ourselves. On the other hand, experiencing sexual issues can leave us frustrated, angry, rejected, and/or feeling distant from our partner. Sex therapy will provide an environment in which you feel you comfortable discussing sexual issues…
Here is just a sample of some issues I address:

  • Low/high sexual desire
  • Anorgasmia
  • Erectile dysfunction
  • Body image issues/Acceptance
  • Identifying wants and needs
  • Dyspareunia
  • Difficulty achieving orgasm
  • Intimacy after cancer


LIFE AFTER CANCER GROUP

This group is designed for women to have a safe, open dialogue about their concerns and challenges in redefining their life after cancer. Below will be among some of the topics discussed:

  • Self-Image/Body Image
  • Finding You again
  • Re-establishing self in relationships (no longer the patient!)
  • Intimacy after cancer
  • Coping with anxiety and fears of reoccurrence
  • Redefining self-care

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Sessions are approximately 50 minutes long. Payment (in the form of cash or personal check) is due at the time of service. Though I do not participate directly with any insurance companies, upon request, I will provide you with a receipt for services you can submit for possible insurance reimbursement. Cash and personal checks are acceptable for payment and upon request I will provide you with a receipt of payment. Please note that there is a $25 fee for any returned checks. In the event that you are unable to keep an appointment, you must notify me at least 24 hours in advance. If such advance notice is not received, you will be financially responsible for the session you missed. For new clients I also provide a free telephone consultation. On this call I will ask about your concerns and what you hope to achieve in therapy. An initial appointment can then be scheduled if you wish to continue on with Clear Counseling Choice. Please contact me for further information on services offered there through Clear Counseling Choice. Feel free to send me a message below, call 678-383-7940 or email me at tori@clearcounselingchoice.com. I appreciate your time and will return your call/reply to your message within 24 hours of the time it was received.

Book an appointment

678.383.7940

Please contact me to schedule your first session.