Dr. James Geidner


About Me

Dr. Jim Geidner has over 20 years of clinical experience working in a wide variety of settings, including psychiatric rehabilitation, child treatment centers and universities. He is currently a Professor of Health and Counseling and also works in private practice. With vast experience as a Clinical Supervisor at a wide variety of institutions, including Rush Memorial Hospital, University of Chicago, University of Wisconsin, among others, Dr. Geidner is well versed in numerous modes of therapy.

His approach to therapy emphasizes finding the right treatment modality to meet each client's unique needs.


  • Stress, Anxiety
  • Relationship issues
  • Trauma and abuse
  • Parenting issues
  • Depression
Also experienced in:
Addictions , LGBT , Family conflicts , Grief , Intimacy-related issues , Sleeping disorders , Anger management , Self esteem , Career difficulties , Bipolar disorder , Coping with life changes , Coaching , Compassion fatigue , ADHD , Read more...

Clinical approaches:
Attachment-Based Therapy, Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Jungian Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy

Years of Experience: 20

Services Offered

  • Messaging

  • Live Chat

  • Phone

  • Video


LCPC #180.004316 (Expires: 2023-03-31)

LPC #6401013709 (Expires: 2023-05-31)

LPC #3788-125 (Expires: 2023-02-28)


These quotes represent just a few of the many positive reviews that we have received for Dr. James Geidner. We don’t pay anyone to provide their review and they are all made voluntarily. Some people's experience receiving therapy with BetterHelp might be different.

Written by A.R. on Aug 25, 2020 after therapy with James for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, eating disorders, parenting issues, self esteem, career difficulties, coping with life changes, and adhd

I feel very comfortable speaking with Dr. Geidner. Very professional and I always feel better when I am able to get things off my chest. Highly recommend!

Written by T.I. on Jul 25, 2020 after therapy with James for 3 weeks on issues concerning trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, and adhd

I felt heard and I feel seen. I don't feel crazy, I feel understood and I am finding patience and compassion within myself to keep moving forward and getting on through my days

Work with me!