Collection: George Thompson

George S. Thompson, MD, FAPA, is a child psychiatrist specializing in residential treatment of traumatized youth and in polyvagal-informed crisis response. He trains individuals in skills and attitudes that cultivate compassionate, trustworthy relationships and assists healthcare organizations to build emotionally safe, curious, coherent, and collaborative cultures. Dr. Thompson is medical director for two psychiatric residential programs, psychiatrist for an innovative youth psychiatric urgent care center, and part of the team training mobile responders in Albuquerque's Department of Community Safety. With Marilyn Sanders, George is author of Polyvagal Theory and the Developing Child: Systems of Care for Strengthening Kids, Families, and Communities.