Thomas Purnell, MA, LCPC

Call or Text: 847-701-4144

Thomas Purnell has a Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology from Trinity International University, and a Bachelor and Master’s degree in music. Since 2000, Thomas has been working with children, adolescents, and their families, and also has experience working in-group counseling settings. His focus in counseling extends to issues related to forgiveness, adjustment difficulties, and stage of life transitions. Thomas also holds an advanced certificate in trauma and abuse counseling from the Seattle School of Psychology and Theology. In his free time Thomas enjoys running, playing and writing music on a worship team, photography, poetry, and spending time with his family.



  • Adolescents
  • Parent Coaching
  • Group Counseling
  • Young Adults Transitioning to Independence
  • Men’s Issues

Workshop Topics:

  • Anger Management for Teens
  • Helping your teen transition into adulthood
  • Living with peer pressure
  • Dealing with depression as a young adult
  • Enneagram for who you are