• Basic Information
  • Professional Experience

Sahnya Thom

Adjunct Instructor of Psychology

[email protected]
Office: Todd Wehr B-31

Basic Information


  • M.A., CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY, Cardinal Stritch University (Milwaukee, WI)
    Research emphasis on workplace psychological wellbeing and measuring
    “flourishing” using Martin Seligman’s PERMAtm model
  • B.A., PSYCHOBIOLOGY, Ripon College (Ripon, WI)
    Research specialized in mind-body connection, neuroplasticity, and resilience
  • 6TH DEGREE MASTER BLACK BELT, Universal Systems of Karate (Berlin, WI)
    Life martial artist 35+ years with advanced studies in seven martial art styles

Professional Experience

  • Teacher/Speaker
  • Workshops & Coaching Groups
    • Portage Groups(Portage Park, IL, 2016-present)
    • Delaware House (Milwaukee, WI, 2015-present)
    • Evensong Spa(Green Lake, WI, 2014-present)
    • Ripon College(Ripon, WI, 2015)
    • Chicago Shambhala Meditation Center(Chicago, IL, 2015)
    • Milwaukee LGBT Center(Milwaukee, WI, 2011)
  • Keynote Speaking
    • Glendale Heights Child Care Center(Glendale,WI, 2016)
    • Psi Chi keynote speaker(Milwaukee, WI, 2012)
    • Women's Leadership at Alverno College(Milwaukee, WI 2011)
  • Retreats & Conferences
    • Heidel House (Green Lake, WI, 2016-present)
    • National Women's Martial Arts Gathering(Naperville, IL, 2016)
    • Breast Cancer Recovery Foundation (Green Lake, WI, 2015-
    • Windhorse Retreat Center, Plymouth, WI (2015)