Meet Mr. Tom Parkes
Tom Parkes is School-based Mental Health Therapist for Renaissance Wellness Services. He has a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology as well as a Master’s degree in Social Work from the University of Connecticut.
Tom has over 5 years of experience in the mental health field working with children, adolescents, and families with an array of issues. He has a special interest in trauma and is trained in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Trauma-Focused Yoga.
Further, Tom was previously a Consultant and Trainer for the evidence-based trauma treatment, Target, which has allowed him to support other mental health professionals across the country in the treatment of Post-traumatic Stress Disorder.
Tom believes that the client’s deepening relationship with the self, as well as the relationship between therapist and client, are key healing elements in treatment.