James has a deep commitment to helping individuals, couples and families with any challenges they may face.
His primary goal is helping his client to experience a richer more fulfilling life. He works with adults and adolescents to find effective ways to relieve stress and cope with their anxieties and unhappiness. Clients are able to reduce their symptoms to manageable levels, and in most cases, eliminate them entirely.
Having spent over six years in the United States Marine Corp where he served as a squad leader during Operation Desert Storm; James understands the effects that deployment can have on the veterans and their families. He has experience dealing with PTSD and is devoted to helping veterans and their loved ones in overcoming any negative emotions.
James experiences include many years in the school system working with students of all ages, backgrounds and challenges. He has worked with children with learning disabilities such as ADHD and dyslexia. James also spent many years coaching sports with age groups ranging from youth to high school. James enjoys coaching athletes, and teaching them the techniques needed to focus their energy and perform to their optimum level. Included in his accomplishment is the 1998 Florida 3A high school coach of the year award (spring).
James is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor. He obtained his Bachelor’s degree from Henderson State University, his Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Argosy University, and is pursuing his doctorate from Grand Canyon University.