Dr. Patricia Thompson is an award-winning psychologist and management consultant who is passionate about helping her clients flourish. Since 2004, she has advised CEOs and senior leaders to assist them in achieving their best outcomes. She founded Silver Lining Psychology, to teach businesses how to use the science of positive psychology to achieve greater outcomes. She is also the author of The Consummate Leader: a Holistic Guide to Inspiring Growth in Others…and in Yourself.
She has been featured in CNN.com, Fast Company, Entrepreneur, The Network Journal, MindBodyGreen, iVillage, Elephant Journal, CareerBuilder and other sites.
Originally from Alberta, Canada, she 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 a predoctoral internship at the University of Pennsylvania and a postdoctoral fellowship through Emory University’s School of Medicine.
Patricia 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. For the past 15 years, she has assisted individual clients of all degrees of functioning and businesses of various sizes to accomplish their goals.