As a therapist, Jim works with a broad spectrum of adult issues. His background includes experience with men’s issues, all types of addiction counseling, couples and marriage counseling, adjustment disorders, mood disorders and issues of faith. Jim has successfully treated patients with various personality disorders including NPD, and Borderline disorders. He is also experienced in treating clients with psychotic symptoms like schizophrenia, severe major depression and Bi Polar disorders. He is certified and trained in EMDR therapy to help treat victims of trauma, rape or sexual assault, and those suffering from PTSD.
He believes that treatment is not meant to be long term, except or under special circumstance, so he wants to treat the client quickly and effectively so they can return back to a trans-crisis level of control in their life. He received his master’s in Christian Counseling & Discipleship from Capital Bible Seminary and received his professional counseling license from Liberty University. He worked for a marketing company for over 15 years and later became a congregational care pastor for 9 years at Cedar Grove United Methodist Church. He believes the experience he has in various different fields allows him to successfully treat a wide spectrum of clients that walk into his office.