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I would like to take a moment and thank you for visiting our website here at Mind of Hope Commmunity Living Program, Inc.  Mind of Hope was organized in 2000 as a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization to service the mental health needs of the community.  Services are provided mostly in the underserved counties of southeast North Carolina.  Our primary populations is serving the needs of severely and persistently mentally ill (SPMI) adults, as well as, geriatric populations residing in group homes, assisted living, and nursing homes in remote areas that may not otherwise have access to mental health care.  Mind of Hope, Inc. has provided a variety of mental health services including individual & group therapy, psychological testing and assessment and consultation with other program providers, as well as, clinical supervision of various other mental health staff and providers.

Our Staff

Dr. Russell Thomas, PhD

Dr. M. Russsell Thomas received his doctorate in clinical psychology from the Fielding Graduate University.   Dr. Thomas has a total of 35 years of experience in clinical psychology serving a variety of populations including SPMI adults, Geriatrics, and children & teens with ADHD.   In addition, Dr. Thomas has conducted over 1,000 psychological evaluations in his career with particular expertise evaluating psychopathology and personality.  He has also authored four books including Turbo Charged Childhood:  Fresh Hope for Parents of ADHD Children, 12 Pillars & a Prayer, The Habakkuk Story, and I've Got a Vitamin for that ADHD. 

Our Offerings

We currently offer outpatient mental health services including individual & group psychotherapy, psychological testing, family services and consultation.

Our Mission

Our mission is to provide community-based mental health services primarily in underserved areas of southeast North Carolina to those individuals, couples and families struggling with mental illness and/or behavioral problems who might otherwise have difficulty accessing services.

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