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James Ward, LPC-MHSP

Stress, Anxiety Addictions LGBTQ+ Trauma, Abuse Depression
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About me

I am licensed in Tennessee with 22 years of professional work experience. My career has provided me opportunities to work with many people from diverse backgrounds facing many different challenges. I have extensive experience work with adolescents and their families, members of the adoption triad, survivors of trauma, and those struggling with addiction and their family members. In addition, I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, post rehabilitation adjustment, LGTBQ+ related issues, shame, anger, relationship issues, and religious trauma, & overall trauma and abuse. The relationship between client and therapist is a foundational piece of successful outcomes. I provide a safe, nonjudgemental, professional, but personable treatment experience that includes objectivityu, guidance and feedback to support them in attaining their personal goals. Making the decision invest in yourself and start therapy takes courage. If I can be of help to you in your efforts I will be honored.

Professional experience

21yrs in practice
Stress, Anxiety Addictions LGBTQ+ Trauma, Abuse Depression

Additional areas of focus: Abandonment, Adoption and Foster Care, Attachment issues, Blended Family Issues, Body image, Caregiver issues and stress, Codependency, Communication problems, Control issues, Coping with Natural or Human-Caused Disaster, Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder (DMDD), Divorce and separation, Domestic Violence, Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Emptiness, Family of Origin Issues, Family Problems, Fatherhood Issues, Forgiveness, Guilt and shame, HIV / AIDS, Isolation / loneliness, Life purpose, Men's issues, Midlife crisis, Mood disorders , Panic disorder and panic attacks, Polyamory / Nonmonogamous Relationships, Post-traumatic stress, Prejudice and Discrimination, Process addiction (porn, exercise, gambling), Self-love, Sex Addiction, Sexual Assault and Abuse, Sexuality, Social anxiety and phobia, Workplace issues, Young Adult Issues

Clinical approaches: Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Emotionally-Focused Therapy (EFT), Psychodynamic Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy, Internal Family Systems

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