Thomas Gifford, MA
Associate Director of Admissions

Originally from the UK, Thomas boasts 25 years of experience working in healthcare, starting his career in the UK National Health Service (NHS). In 2001 he studied for a Degree in Adult Nursing at the University of Hertfordshire and was later awarded a scholarship to extend his studies in the specialized field of School Nursing at the University of Lincoln, delivering psychological care and talking therapies to children, adolescents, and their families across 52 educational settings. Recognized for his contributions to School Nursing, Thomas was later awarded his second NHS-funded scholarship to study at the University of Nottingham, completing his Master's in Psychological Therapies and forging a career delivering CBT interventions across numerous mental health outpatient treatment settings. In 2016, Thomas transitioned to the U.S., joining PCH. Over the past eight years, he has excelled within the admissions department, progressing to the role of Associate Director of Admissions. His expertise lies in clinical assessment and client care.