Ken Thom, Master of Science, Licensed Professional Counselor, specializes in assisting individuals, families, and children in trauma or distress. A recognized Christian counselor and published author, Ken uses Scripture and Biblical truths along with the Post Institute Stress Model to put love into action to heal relationships.
Ken is committed to holistic, Christ-centered counseling that uses sound methods of education and counseling which are consistent with the principal doctrines of the Christian faith.
Clients will learn how to apply God’s Word to their lives and make peace with God, others and themselves. Ken will help you make sense of your challenges and find solutions that are uniquely yours by blending the Post Institute Stress Model with God’s Word.
Ken has over 25 years of experience dealing with alcohol and drug addiction; sexual, physical, and emotional abuse; mood disorders; ADHD and other behavioral disorders; and relationship and marital problems.
He is a parent and grandparent who, in his free time, Ken supports faith-based community efforts, youth and men’s ministries at his church, and serves on the Board of Directors for the Academy for Christian Education.
As a recovering alcoholic and drug addict himself, Ken’s personal experience allows him to better assist his clients in “Healing Relationships through Love in Action.”
Ken’s Education, Experience, and Training
Ken has been counseling those with substance addictions since 1982. Some of his first clients were adolescents, and he found his true calling when he began working in the area of family therapy in 1989. Ken has extensive experience in both individual and group counseling settings, and he has suffered with and supported those who have experienced almost every emotion, tragedy, and heartbreak imaginable.
Ken launched his private practice in 1997, and Ken Thom Counseling was founded in 2007.
Ken received his Master of Science-Counseling Psychology degree from Northwest Missouri State University. He was a certified substance abuse counselor from 1983 – 2000, and has served as president of the Missouri Substance Abuse Counselor Certification Board.
Ken is a certified Behavior Breakdown Coach, a certified Family Centered Regulatory Therapist, a Great Behavior Breakdown Master Instructor, and a certified Beyond Consequences Institute Parent Trainer.