Carrie Thornton, M.A.

Carrie Thornton, M.A.

Carrie Thornton, M.A., is a doctoral candidate at Widener University, pursuing concentrations in Child, Adolescent and Family Psychotherapy.  She is in the midst of her fourth-year practical placement, where she conducts psychological assessments on youths.  In the past, she has provided psychotherapeutic interventions at an elementary school, the Veterans Administration, and a rehabilitative correctional facility.  Carrie is a passionate and meticulous clinician who develops a customized approach, tailored to meet each individual family’s needs.  She successfully utilizes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy techniques and has also been trained in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy.  Carrie has a particular interest in working with the families of children in the early childhood phase of life, and has had experience in treating generalized anxiety, Trichotillomania, tics, depression, and PTSD.  Carrie holds a Bachelor degree from Duke University in Psychology, as well as minors in Education and Child Policy Research and a Masters degree in Clinical Psychology from Widener University.  In her free time, Carrie enjoys cooking, exploring Philadelphia, traveling and walking dogs.