As a therapist, I’ll help you whether you’re straight, gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, black, white, young, or old.
Licensed Professional Counselor in Atlanta, GA
Using the traditional, proven CBT approach, therapy will identify thoughts that are driving emotions and problematic responses/behaviors. Therapy will help you to consider shifting thoughts to alter the overall process. Alternative behaviors are also explored in the context of what the client would consider to be ideal responses/behaviors.
My therapeutic approach will help to explore your interactions, identify previously held interpersonal beliefs and then discover growth areas where your thinking and interactions may be able to shift into a new approach that is helpful and effective for you.
This therapy focuses on empathy and positives in behavior while guiding the client to examine life values, self-worth and their unique place in the world. Methods are explored for building self-confidence, self-compassion and self-esteem .
You'll be able to engage with a therapist who is part of this community. Your therapy will explore your sexual orientation or gender identity in a safe, affirming space. If you are pursuing a gender transition, you'll be supported in your process while gaining extra guidance from an experienced, objective party. You'll consider ways to connect with LGBTQ+ specific support resources and improve your relationships .
James has experience in a clinical setting treating patients at various levels of care. In therapy, you'll explore ways to gain freedom from disordered habits or compulsions with food, examine and shift your relationship with food as a coping mechanism while developing healthy alternatives. You'll also work to reduce obsessive thoughts focused on body and appearance and create a plan for sustained recovery.
My therapeutic approach will help to explore your interactions, identify previously held interpersonal beliefs and then discover growth areas where your thinking and interactions may be able to shift into a new approach that is helpful and effective for you. In therapy, you'll explore relationship growth areas, heal any past pain, improve communication and increase intimacy.