Michael Thomson earned his Bachelors of Arts in Psychology from Canisius College in Buffalo, New York after having attended the New Hampton School college preparatory in New Hampton, New Hampshire. He achieved his Masters of Arts in Professional Counseling at Ottawa University in Phoenix, Arizona where he completed a one year internship at the Phoenix Shanti Group providing substance abuse treatment as part of his masters program.
Prior to joining Bayless, Michael worked in private practice for a brief time, a few SMI clinics as a case manager and a substance abuse specialist on an ACT team (assertive community treatment), as well as a couple Level 1 psychiatric hospitals providing social services and counseling to various populations of patients since 2013. He enjoys working with patients to help them meet their goals and achieve a reduction in various symptoms such as depression and anxiety, to name a few. Though having attended schools in New Hampshire, Colorado and New York, Michael is a Phoenix native and frequently travels to Flagstaff to unwind and destress at the family cabin.< Return to All Providers