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Cara Thomas, LMHC
I pride myself on being person-centered, warm, empathetic, and most importantly, non-judgmental.

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Cara Thomas, LMHC


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Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Motivational Interviewing, Solution-focused

Therapy Style

I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor with over 15 years of experience helping people manage their mental health, and overall wellness, ultimately becoming the best version of themselves. I pride myself on being person-centered, warm, empathetic, and most importantly, non-judgmental. I am solution-focused, goal-oriented, and understand the importance of being relatable. My ultimate goal is to assist you in identifying your goals and healthy coping skills.

My specialties include supporting people who are struggling with: ADHD, Anxiety, conflict resolution, cultural identity, goal setting, Depression, low self-esteem, life transitions, micro-aggressions, relationship issues, sexuality, stress management, and woman's issues. I specialize in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Motivational Interviewing, and solution-focused therapy.

If we decide to work with each other, you can expect to reflect on how your childhood trauma and experiences impact your current behaviors and perception of life. I will also support you in improving your insight/awareness and help you develop the coping skills you need to better navigate life.


MA - Psychological Counseling, Columbia University

MEd - Psychological Counseling, Columbia University

License Number and State

NY 004290



Why did you become a mental health professional?

I became a mental health professional to help people become the best version of themselves.

What are your interests outside of work?

I am an avid fitness and wellness enthusiast. I believe in the importance of approaching health and wellness on a holistic level. Physical activity has really assisted me in becoming a better version of myself and it also helps alleviate stress.

What is one thing you do daily that supports your well-being?

Before I get out of bed every morning, I practice gratitude for 15 minutes and reflect on all of the positive things that are going on in my life. This gives me an opportunity to start my day with positive thinking and allows me to reframe any negative thoughts that might have occupied my mind during the night.

Do you have any pets?

I have two black cats. I rescued both of my cats from the local animal shelter. Adopting my cats was life-changing because it gave me purpose and humbled me. This newfound responsibility reminds me of how important it is to support those individuals who are most vulnerable. It has also helped me become a lot "softer". I look forward to coming home to them every day.