Suzy Thomas, PhD

A Professor in the Counseling Department in the Kalmanovitz School of Education, Suzy Thomas can address issues surrounding child abuse, suicide, non-suicidal self-injury, grief and loss, eating disorders, cyber bullying, and sexual orientation/gender identity.

KSOE Counseling Professor Suzy ThomasHer academic research interests include mentoring and professional development of counselors, child and adolescent developmental issues, LGBTQ youth, legal and ethical issues in counseling, collaborative action research as a tool for social justice, and school counseling reform.

Thomas can also address adult career concerns such as burnout, mentoring, and professional development issues across the lifespan of an individual's work experience.

She can be reached in her office at (925) 631-4539 or by email at If you are a member of the media and need assistance reaching the professor, or with another news topic, please contact the Office of College Communications at 925-631-4222 or by email at