Eileen Thompson, LICSW
Eileen Thompson has been a clinical practitioner in a variety of community settings, working particularly with children, adolescents, young adults and their families around issues related to adoption, culture and other aspects of identity development.
She has worked in college counseling since 1993 and has been at the Wheelock College Counseling Center since 1998. Thompson's work reflects developmental and systemic approaches and an underlying belief in the inherent capacity for resilience within each student.
She has been involved in several community organizations, which include having been a member of the Community Crisis Response Team (CCRT), run by Cambridge Hospital's Victim's of Violence (VOV) program and as acting Advisor to the Tufts University Korean Students Association, Big Sister/Brother program for adopted children from 1993 through 2006. She is an establishing member of BKA, Boston Korean Adoptees, Inc and was a board member for many years. In addition, she maintains an ongoing commitment to programs supporting women and children in their communities.