Jim LaPierre
Contact:
207-561-9496

Treatment Offered

Therapy Orientation:
Cognitive Behavioral (CBT), Relational Therapy, Solution Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT), Psychodynamic, Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT), Family/Marital Therapy, Coaching, Humanistic, Family Systems Therapy, Eclectic, Gestalt, Interpersonal
Age Focus:
Seniors, Teenagers, Adults
Specialities:
Anger Management, Gay Lesbian Issues, Spirituality, Divorce, Compulsive Disorders, Trauma and PTSD, Life Coaching, Addiction or Substance Abuse, OCD, Mood Disorders, Parenting, Domestic Abuse or Domestic Violence, Anxiety or Fears, ADHD, Impulse Control Disorders, Relationship Issues, Women, Loss or Grief, Eating Disorders, Depression, Finding Your Purpose in Life
Treatment Modality:
Couples, Individuals, Families, Groups
Ethnicity:
Any Ethnicity
Sexual Orientation:
Any Orientation
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Life Is Worth Living Because...
“I have friends, family and kin. I get to grow spiritually and experience connection. ”
About My Work
“Hi! I'm Jim - I'm a mental health therapist, addictions counselor, and Recovery Ally. I'm passionate about Recovery whether from addictions, trauma, family of origin, or past abuse.

I do a small amount of online counseling (if you're very flexible in scheduling). Most of my time is spent growing my clinic in Brewer, Maine. We pride ourselves in being a resource Please feel free to email questions or concerns to: counseling@roadrunner.com”
My Story
“My story is I'm forever a work in progress and I love connecting with REAL people who are doing great things. I'm blessed to be making a living doing something I love. I'm a proud dad and the luckiest husband ever. I'm an aspiring author - check out my recovery blog at:
http://recoveryrocks.bangordailynews.com/

Thanks! Jim”
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Qualification

Years in Practice: 15+ Years
Graduated from: University of Maine
Year Graduated: 2002
Licensed?: Yes
License issued in: Maine
License Nr.: LC9830
License Expiry: Mar 2019
Other Credentials: License, Certified Clinical Supervisor, 2008

Remote Therapy

Phone Counseling: Yes
Online Counseling: Yes
Technologies: Skype

Please use the contact form on this page to find out more about the provider's remote therapy options

Cost & Payment Modalities

Avg Cost (session): $120 - $149
Insurances accepted: BlueCross and/or BlueShield, Anthem, TRICARE, Aetna, Medicaid, Cigna, Medicare, UBH
Online Payments accepted: Yes

Please verify costs and payment modalities before you arrange your first visit

Jim LaPierre's Most Recent Activity on Choose Help

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    Q & A Reply: 02:33 - Oct 10, 2018 Uncertainty in diagnosis

    Hello, My daughter is a 16 year old who has been struggling with depression and mood disorder issues; she is currently on Wellbutrin and Lamictal, in counseling as well, and yet, meds are seeming less effective, even though dosage raised. Thoughts ...

  • 2
    Q & A Reply: 10:00 - Oct 06, 2018 False hope vs. real hope

    How do I handle my boyfriends relapse if/when that occurs? I am moving back in with him soon. He went to a 28 day in patient addiction program for alcoholism which he completed and was supposed to start outpatient treatment as soon as he got out. He ...

  • 3
    Q & A Reply: 01:11 - Jul 18, 2018 It's ok to be angry

    Hi. I am 54, female from a middle class domestic violence family in NC. My father was a violent alcoholic for many years. He had BPD and extreme narcissistic traits as well as sexually abusing me for years. My family hid behind the Baptist ...

  • 4
    Love & Recovery: Rebuilding a Relationship 10:35 - May 14, 2018 Love & Recovery: Rebuilding a Relationship

    Recovery brings a lot of changes and upheaval. Couples can grow and thrive throughout recovery by being mindful, establishing boundaries and expressing needs.

  • 5
    How to End an Addiction-Damaged Relationship 05:37 - May 11, 2018 How to End an Addiction-Damaged Relationship

    What do you do when the person you love gets consumed by a disease (addiction) that's beyond your control? How do we know when it's time to leave and how do you manage to adjust to life without your actively addicted partner?

  • 6
    Guidelines for Living with an Addicted Partner 09:48 - May 03, 2018 Guidelines for Living with an Addicted Partner

    Learn how setting personal boundaries and demanding accountability works better than trying to manipulate behavioral change.

  • 7
    Q & A Reply: 10:16 - Feb 27, 2018 What is he thinking?

    Hi... Yesterday I left my spouse at the hotel we stayed at for holiday. He had been drinking "in secret" and refused to get in the car to go home. He kept saying leave my sh*t and go. I told him about 5 times I was leaving him there and finally ...

  • 8
    Q & A Reply: 11:15 - Feb 12, 2018 Adolescents and marijuana

    I am at a loss . No one really wants to help me and everyone said it's my fault because I let my kid get a license, which gave him freedom to leave small town. Now he's in the throes of loving to smoke weed. I can't reason with him, and he tells ...

  • 9
    Why Interventions Fail: Avoiding Pitfalls 10:47 - Feb 02, 2018 Why Interventions Fail: Avoiding Pitfalls

    Popular TV shows like Intervention and Dr. Phil would have us believe that people always change for the better when confronted. This simply isn’t true.

  • 10
    Q & A Reply: 01:41 - Nov 27, 2017 Adolescence and marijuana

    Have a son, 17, who thinks smoking weed is fine. I didn't notice it at first, so it seemed like I condoned it. I am now seeing that he won't eat my food,(so skinny) talk to me, be home. He still has good grades, but all his friends are leaving ...

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