Bruce St. Thomas
Bruce St. Thomas is an internationally recognized children’s psychotherapist, art therapist, and grief and trauma specialist. He has received recognition for his therapeutic work with children, families, and multi-cultural communities.
St. Thomas’ work is based on the philosophy that human creativity is at the center of our ability to heal conflict.
He has lectured, conducted workshops, and participated in symposia at national and international group conferences, the University of Southern Maine, and Rutgers University. Most recently, St. Thomas served as the on-site mental health consultant for America’s Camp, a summer program for children who lost a parent or sibling in the attacks of 9/11.
St. Thomas provides professional consultation to the Children’s Museum of Maine, the Center for Grieving Children (multi-cultural program), Kids First (a program for children and parents of divorce), the Center for Arts and Basic Curriculum (Hingham, MA), and media production for Maine Public Radio, WMER Radio, WMTW-TV, and Time Warner (Kids First video). He is currently working on a project in Maine with the Harvard Mind/Body Medical Clinic.
St. Thomas received a Doctorate in Counseling and a B.S. in Art Education from the University of Maine, Orono. He also holds an M.A. in Educational Psychology from the University of Southern California and the University of Heidelberg in Germany.