Lori C. Thomas J.D., Ph.D.

Lori C. Thomas

Dr. Thomas is the Director of Forensic Services at Wynns Family Psychology, a child and adolescent psychology practice located in North Carolina, with offices in Cary and North Raleigh. She provides psychotherapy to children and their families, conducts private and court-ordered psychological evaluations and custody evaluations, works with high conflict families, and is a trained parent coordinator. Dr. Thomas is a volunteer presenter at a divorce and custody workshop and has collaborated with attorneys in her local area on public education presentations for families parenting after divorce.

Dr. Thomas holds a doctorate in clinical psychology from Drexel University and a Juris Doctorate from Villanova University School of Law. She has had diverse professional experiences and has worked with diverse populations. She has been a Director of Development for a non-profit organization serving victims of domestic violence; a team leader for an intensive outpatient program at a private facility specializing in the treatment of eating disorders; an adjunct professor of psychology for undergraduate students at large universities in Pennsylvania and Delaware; an evaluator for a private behavioral health corporation; a guest presenter for groups of lawyers and judges; and a trained divorce and custody mediator.  

Dr. Thomas is a graduate of the American Psychological Association’s Leadership Institute for Women in Psychology and has been active in leadership at the American Psychological Association (APA). She has served on APA boards and committees including the Committee on Legal Issues and the Policy and Planning Board. She has served in a myriad of leadership roles in APA’s Division of Psychologists in Independent Practice including, President of the division in 2016, and coordinator of a speed mentoring program at the division's conference. She has received accolades and awards for her leadership in the division.

Dr. Thomas is a disaster mental health volunteer, a trained martial artist, an avid student of dance, and self-professed creative chef.

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