James is a Licensed Professional Counselor with over 40 years of experience as a psychotherapist, clinical director, clinical supervisor, trainer and consultant in the United States and Europe. He has been named, Natural Nutmeg Magazine 10 Best Award Winner in Holistic Psychotherapy/LCSW/Counseling for the past four years.
He received his Master’s in Counseling from Southern Connecticut State College.
He is trained in Gestalt Therapy, Jungian Psychology, Motivational Interviewing, Mindfulness, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, ACT (Acceptance and Commitment Therapy), Trauma and EMDR. He works with individual adults treating trauma, co-occurring disorders, chronic and severe mental health disorders. He has extensive experience working with veterans and first responders. He is a Viet Nam Era veteran.
He uses value-based strategies unique to the person to help facilitate change. He is committed to a holistic integrated and participatory approached to self-care.
James enjoys hiking, traveling, creative arts such as writing and drawing.
We shall not cease from exploration, and the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started and know the place for the first time. - T.S. Eliot