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Thomethia Thrist


tthrist@trinitycatholichigh.orgThomethia Thrist


BA in Psychology, Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville

MA in Counseling, Webster University


et Time Temple 

Interests/hobbies/talents (inside or outside of academia):

I enjoy traveling and being introduced to new and exciting experiences. I also enjoy good conversation with family and friends. One of my talents involves creative writing, from short stories to poetry.

Any pets? Names/types:

I have a German Shepherd and his name is Bentley.

Favorite app:

Apple Music

What is the one thing you couldn’t teach without?

The only thing I couldn't counsel without would be empathy. 

What is your favorite thing about your career?

Helping others to reach a state of being that may have once seemed unattainable. 

If you weren’t a teacher, what would you do?

If I weren't a counselor I would be a lawyer. 

Which teacher had the greatest impact on you?

My 7th grade Language Arts teacher, Mrs. Pearson. She used a very strength-based approach which instilled hope and boosted confidence in my academic abilities.

What is one of your life goals?

To someday create a unique platform in which I can train new counselors on best practices of providing quality counseling services. 

What is your favorite vacation spot or where you dream of vacationing?

I dream of vacationing in Dubai.