Meet Our Staff

CAPS staff members include fully licensed professionals, postdoctoral psychology fellows, and administrative staff.

CAPS provides training opportunities for postdoctoral psychology fellows seeking licensure and advanced students in psychology, counseling and social work.  These early career professionals and trainees provide counseling to clients and practice under the supervision of a licensed clinician.

Ash Thompson, MD

Psychiatrist, Counseling and Psychiatric Services (CAPS) University Health Center
Work 55 Carlton Street 55 Carlton Street GA Athens GA 30602 Work Phone: 706-542-2273
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Biographical Info

Dr. Ash Thompson joined the University Health Center in 2011. He graduated from the University of South Dakota School of Medicine. He completed a psychiatric residency and a fellowship in forensic psychiatry at the Medical College of Wisconsin. Dr. Thompson is Board Certified in General and Forensic Psychiatry. Safe Space Ally


Title: Staff Psychiatrist
My Pronouns: He/Him/His
What I am Happiest Doing Outside of Work: Gardening
What I do for Self-Care: Exercise

Categories: Counseling and Psychiatric Services (CAPS)