Dr. Rebecca Hage Thomley

  • President and Chief Executive Officer

Dr. Rebecca Thomley serves as President and Chief Executive Officer for Orion Associates, Meridian Services, Zenith Services, Orion Intermediary Services Organization and Headwaters. . In this position, she is responsible for setting vision, strategy and overseeing all aspects of the five organizations. Dr. Thomley is also a Clinical Psychologist in private practice. In 2005, Dr. Thomley initiated A River of Hope- a disaster relief project. A River of Hope volunteers have made numerous trips to New Orleans’ Ninth Ward to assist with re-building efforts. Dr. Thomley’s group has included more than 430 volunteers who have contributed more than 11,000 hours of service to the hurricane distraught area. Committed to providing on-going disaster relief on a local and national level, Thomley founded Headwaters in 2007. She also established a free mental health resource center in the Ninth Ward.

Dr. Thomley’s education and qualifications include a Bachelor of Arts degree with a double major in Psychology and Criminal Justice, a Master of Science degree in Psychology, with an emphasis in Rehabilitation Counseling, a Master of Arts degree in Organizational Management, and a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology. She is currently in the process of earning a Master of Science degree in Psychopharmacology. Dr. Thomley is also a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor, a Licensed Psychologist and a National Trainer for the American Psychological Association H.O.P.E. Program. She is also a member of a wide array of national organizations including: The American Psychological Association, American Red Cross Stress Team, American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress, American Society of Clinical Hypnosis, Minnesota Association for Persons with Severe Handicaps, Minnesota Licensed Psychologist Association, Minnesota Psychological Association, National Academy of Neuropsychology, National Association of Sports Psychologists, National Consortium on Developmental Disabilities, and the National Rehabilitation Association.

Dr. Thomley’s has been a member of the Red Cross Stress Team since 1982. In addition to providing mental health support to victims, families and first responders in response to fires, floods and other disasters, she serves on the national rapid response team. She provided mental health relief for the children’s hotline related to the Oklahoma City bombing in 1995 and served in Minnesota's operations center after the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. She has served in leadership roles including co-chairing the local Stress Team (at the time of the 9/11 tragedy) and chairing the Debriefing Committee.




Contact Information

Dr. Rebecca Hage Thomley
Dayton, MN

Telephone: 612-673-0655

Profession: Clinical Psychology; Disaster Response; Rehabilitation Psychology

Board Certified Expert in Traumatic Stress
Diplomate, American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress
Fellow, American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress
Board Certified in Emergency Crisis Response