Founded by Brett Thornton (AKA Yim Thai, meaning Thai smile) an experienced Native English speaking counsellor and therapist in Chiang Mai, Northern Thailand. In his therapy practice, Brett offers an empathetic and nonjudgmental approach to providing guidance and support to individuals facing stress and challenges in their lives. He wants to help people stay motivated and moving steadily towards bettering themselves.
We are compassionate and confidential and will work with you to understand your specific needs and strengths. Everyone comes to us with a lifetime of experience and resources to use, and we will draw from what you know that works already. Our treatments focus on you using a person- centred approach that brings in your wealth of knowledge about you.
Brett has lived and worked in Thailand for over 4 years and has found great joy helping people both in this country and around the world. He is kind and compassionate with people during some of their darkest times and struggles. It’s this positivity and hope that he brings that helps make him an effective counsellor and genuine human being.
Brett’s professional experience includes private practice offering CBT counselling for stress, anxiety, depression, relationship counselling, couples therapy, life coaching, hypnotherapy and intervention services. Prior to working in private practice, Brett worked as a primary therapist and manager in alcohol rehabs and addiction treatment centres including Cabin Chiang Mai.
It was here Brett acquired the name “Yim Thai” because he always smiling with the Thai kitchen staff, gardeners and housekeeping team. They felt it brought positive energy and enthusiasm wherever he went.
At Yim Thai Nana our therapy services also extend beyond Chiang Mai. We offer in-person counselling services in Chiang Rai and online therapy across South East Asia including Thailand, Singapore and Hong Kong. Our trained and experienced therapists online are available to help meet your needs in a variety of ways. If you are interested in talking with us, please contact us information or an initial free no-obligation consultation. The sooner you contact us, the faster you will find the solution and healing you are looking for.
Master Practitioner Diploma in Indirect Hypnosis, Erickson Hypnotherapy and Hypnotic Language with Clients - Practitioner Diploma in Ericksonian Hypnotherapy and Counselling - Certificate in Addiction Counselling (Institute of Counselling)