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Dr. Delight Thompson

Clinical Psychology
Jupiter, FL
19 years experience female

Locations

Dr. Delight, PA

Jupiter, FL

Address

6671 W Indiantown Rd, Ste 50-396, Jupiter, FL, United States
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My office hours

Wednesday: 5:00am - 8:00pm
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Practice website

Fax

8889815035

Insurances accepted

Medicare

Tricare

Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Florida

Aetna

CIGNA Health Care

Dr. Delight, PA

Palm Beach Gardens, FL

About

Specialties
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Clinical Psychology

Preventive Medicine

Licenses

United States: Florida, North Carolina

Doctor Q&A

39 Answers
7 Agrees
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Delight Thompson
Clinical Psychology 19 years experience
Postpartum Anxiety?: Anxiety is a natural, adaptive response we experience when we feel unsafe or threatened. Anxiety can cause physical, cognitive or behavioral symptoms.... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Delight Thompson
Clinical Psychology 19 years experience
Protein: Sugar actually causes highs and lows and does not sustain energy. It is best to eat protein which gives a long sustained level of energy. Also conside... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Delight Thompson
Clinical Psychology 19 years experience
Stress Check: Stress, anxiety and panic can cause increased heart rate, chest pain, tingling in both arms, nausea, cold, rapid or shallow breathing. Practice some s... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Delight Thompson
Clinical Psychology 19 years experience
Tension Headache?: Often muscles tense and contract in neck, shoulders, jaw, and forehead most often when experiencing stress and this can lead to headaches. It is impor... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Delight Thompson
Clinical Psychology 19 years experience
Exercise!!: Aerobic exercise is the best medicine. When anxious your body produces a lot of stress hormones such as cortisol and physical aerobic exercise helps b... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Delight Thompson
Clinical Psychology 19 years experience
Burn Out: Burn out from stress, fatigue, depression, work can lead to feeling "numb, detached or a sense of depersonalization (feeling you are watching yourself... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Delight Thompson
Clinical Psychology 19 years experience
Aromatherapy: Aromatherapy can also lift the mood and calm the nerves. The amygdala, a part of the limbic system in the brain, can be stimulated by the sense of sme... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Delight Thompson
Clinical Psychology 19 years experience
Don't Let it Boil: Anticipation can cause anxiety to build. Think of a pot of boiling water. You want to keep it on low so it doesn't boil over. Learn to self-assess and... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Delight Thompson
Clinical Psychology 19 years experience
Post-Concussion Synd: Post-Concussion Syndrome is a term used to describe a set of symptoms persist after a head injury/concussion. symptoms: headache; difficulty concentra... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Delight Thompson
Clinical Psychology 19 years experience
Measurement Tools: Standardized Assessment of Concussion (SAC) is one tool that looks at orientation, memory, concentration, and recall. It is used in the MACE (Military... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Delight Thompson
Clinical Psychology 19 years experience
Resources: Additional resources to help you manage anxiety and evaluate symptoms: Free Smart Phone Apps: 1) MyCalmBeat, 2) StressCheck, 3) TacticalBreather (actu... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Delight Thompson
Clinical Psychology 19 years experience
Medications Plus...: Research also shows benefit of aerobic exercise, diet (Earl Mindell's Vitamin Bible), and mental conditioning. You can train your brain to increase yo... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Delight Thompson
Clinical Psychology 19 years experience
Tension?: Muscle tension, gritting teeth, anxiety or stress can lead to tightness of muscles in neck and shoulders. Muscles contract causing a "feeling of tight... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Delight Thompson
Clinical Psychology 19 years experience
Fear of Unknown: Fear of the unknown is a common cause of anxiety. Often depression and anxiety can effect concentration/ attention, speed of processing information, m... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Delight Thompson
Clinical Psychology 19 years experience
Timing is Everything: Communication is very important in relationships. Important to remember: 1) Provide information in a way that fits your partners learning style; 2) Pi... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Delight Thompson
Clinical Psychology 19 years experience
Assess Depression: The PHQ-9 is a multipurpose instrument for screening, diagnosing, monitoring and measuring the severity of depression: http://www.cqaimh.org/pdf/tool_... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Delight Thompson
Clinical Psychology 19 years experience
Resources: Additional resources to help you manage anxiety and evaluate symptoms: Free Smart Phone Apps: 1) MyCalmBeat, 2) StressCheck, 3) TacticalBreather (actu... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Delight Thompson
Clinical Psychology 19 years experience
Self-Help Resources: Seizures should be evaluated by a medical professional. Other resources: Exercise, Diet (Earl Mindell's Vitamin Bible), Aromatherapy (Modern Essential... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Delight Thompson
Clinical Psychology 19 years experience
Survivor Anxiety: It is very common to experience a heightened sense of anxiety following a threatening or near death experience. The sympathetic nervous system becomes... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Delight Thompson
Clinical Psychology 19 years experience
Worrying: Worrying about the unknown can cause anticipation anxiety. Strategies include: Exercise, yoga, Meditation, focus on here and now, develop an action pl... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Delight Thompson
Clinical Psychology 19 years experience
Natural Remedies: Research shows benefit of aerobic exercise, diet (Earl Mindell's Vitamin Bible), and mental conditioning. You can train your brain to increase your ab... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Delight Thompson
Clinical Psychology 19 years experience
Cyclothymic Disorder: For at least 2 years symptoms of hypomania and depression. Sxs of the depressive/dysthymic phase: diff. attention/concentration, sadness, irritability... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Delight Thompson
Clinical Psychology 19 years experience
Action Plan: Anxiety is a natural, adaptive response we experience when we feel unsafe or threatened. Try to identify triggers and then an action plan. What can yo... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Delight Thompson
Clinical Psychology 19 years experience
Neurobiofeedback/EEG: Brain Mapping is a way of looking at how different areas of the brain function and communicate. How effectively are different areas of the brain doing... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Delight Thompson
Clinical Psychology 19 years experience
Natural Remedies: Research shows benefit of aerobic exercise, diet (Earl Mindell's Vitamin Bible), and mental conditioning. You can train your brain to increase your ab... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Delight Thompson
Clinical Psychology 19 years experience
Fear of Unknown: Share your concerns with your treating provider. Discuss the treatment plan and what staff and resources will be available during delivery. The fear o... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Delight Thompson
Clinical Psychology 19 years experience
Explore Options: Additional resources to help you manage anxiety and evaluate symptoms: Free Smart Phone Apps: 1) MyCalmBeat, 2) StressCheck, 3) TacticalBreather (actu... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Delight Thompson
Clinical Psychology 19 years experience
Migraine: A migraine is a common type of headache that may occur with symptoms such as nausea, vomiting, dizziness, changes in vision, numbness/ tingling or se... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Delight Thompson
Clinical Psychology 19 years experience
Sxs of Depression: Low mood or irritable mood most of the time Trouble sleeping or sleeping too much A big change in appetite, often with weight gain or loss Tiredness a... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Delight Thompson
Clinical Psychology 19 years experience
Guided Imagery: CBT is excellent for this situation. It helps to practice reducing anxiety daily, identify triggers - practice relaxation, imagine driving in situatio... Read More
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Delight Thompson
Clinical Psychology 19 years experience
Effects of Change: Sometimes when antidepressant medication is started or changed it can heighten symptoms or change severity of symptoms. Sometimes symptoms settle down... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Delight Thompson
Clinical Psychology 19 years experience
Measurement Tools: Standardized Assessment of Concussion (SAC) is one tool that looks at orientation, memory, concentration, and recall. It is used in the MACE (Military... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Delight Thompson
Clinical Psychology 19 years experience
Neuropsychologist: Encephalitis is irritation and swelling (inflammation) of the brain, most often due to infections. Consider history as concussions and drug use can ca... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Delight Thompson
Clinical Psychology 19 years experience
Fight or Flight: Common physical symptoms of anxiety include: ◾Pounding heart. ◾Sweating. ◾Stomach upset or dizziness. ◾Frequent urination or diarrhea. ◾Shortness of b... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Delight Thompson
Clinical Psychology 19 years experience
Don't Let it Boil: Anticipation can cause the anxiety to build. Think of a pot of boiling water. You want to keep it on low so it doesn't boil over. Learn to self-assess... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Delight Thompson
Clinical Psychology 19 years experience
Stress & Depression: Psychotherapy, medication, exercise, nutrition, meditation, aromatherapy, pleasurable activities, relaxation strategies, positive thinking, laughter,... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Delight Thompson
Clinical Psychology 19 years experience
Depression?: The PHQ-9 is a multipurpose instrument for screening, diagnosing, monitoring and measuring the severity of depression: http://www.cqaimh.org/pdf/tool_... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Delight Thompson
Clinical Psychology 19 years experience
Positive Thinking: Self-esteem can be nurtured and built. It requires daily practice. Focus on strengths, successes, blessings, and positive events during the day. Consi... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Delight Thompson
Clinical Psychology 19 years experience
Thinking while Upset: Focusing/ concentrating/ studying can be affected by depression or anxiety. Your brain is divided using some of the resources you allocate to studying... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Thompson is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Thompson is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! I'll check out some of the apps you recommended
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Your answer was very helpful! Thanks :) Thanks for a list of reading!!!
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Your answer made me feel good! Thanks :)

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Nova Southeastern Center for Psychological Studies
Graduated 2003MD

Residency

University of Miami JACKSON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
Completed 2003

Awards

HealthTap Doctor Mom
HealthTap Founding Doctor

Affiliations

American Psychological Association (APA)
Clinical Society of Neuropsychology - Division 40, APA
National Academy of Neuropsychology
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