MSW, West Chester University
Appointed Blair’s director of counseling in 2020, Ally Thomas joined the faculty in 2017 as school counselor, bringing a range of clinical experience. Over the course of her career, she has provided support to youth and their families in school, outpatient, residential and community settings. Prior to coming to Blair, she was the director of counseling services at Domestic Abuse and Sexual Assault Intervention Services (DASI) in Newton, New Jersey. Ally earned a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice at Shippensburg University (2008) and a master’s degree in social work at West Chester University (2011). Through the Master of Social Work program at Rutgers University, she earned certifications in Child/Adolescent Mental Health (2021) and Clinical Supervision (2020). She is a licensed clinical social worker in New Jersey and Pennsylvania, and she serves on Blair’s Inclusivity Committee. Ally, her husband, fine arts teacher Evan Thomas, and their daughter, Kiley, live on Mohican Road.