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Peer Counseling

Kimberton Waldorf School offers students a Student Peer Support Group. This group is comprised of 6-8 High School students, supported and guided by Karen Thompson and other High School faculty. The group is available to offer confidential peer support and mentoring to students in the High School and Middle School that find themselves in need of guidance and support in the social realm. Please direct any question you may have to Karen Thompson, HS Counselor at kthompson@kimberton.org.

High School Counselor Karen Thompson is available to meet with students on Friday afternoons from 1:00 to 3:00. Students and faculty may email Karen to schedule time with her or request support.

About Karen Thompson

Karen M. Thompson M.A. is a Licensed Professional Counselor with nearly 15 years’ experience supporting families and individuals of all ages to heal and manage emotional challenges. Her formal education includes a three-year program in family systems from the Philadelphia Child Guidance Center as well as continuing education in several healing modalities. Over the past 10 years she learned to incorporate traditional psychotherapy with alternative healing modalities, trauma informed care, meditation, and yoga to support holistic healing and establish lasting changes and personal development.

Karen enjoys an established private counseling practice, is an adjunct professor at Montgomery County Community College, and has most recently used her training and skills to support educational and prison systems to incorporate healing for the individual and community through social inclusion and compassionate leadership.