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- 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
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- Seniors, Teenagers, Adults
- 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
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- Last updated:
- Mar 01, 2023
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- 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: email@example.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:
|Years in Practice:||20+ Years|
|Graduated from:||University of Maine|
|License issued in:||Maine|
|License Expiry:||Mar 2025|
|Other Credentials:||License, Certified Clinical Supervisor, 2008|
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):||greater than $150|
|Insurances accepted:||BlueCross and/or BlueShield, Anthem, TRICARE, Aetna, Medicaid, Cigna, Medicare, UBH|
|Online Payments accepted:||Yes|
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Facebook Share on Twitter 05:52 - Feb 20, 2021 Recovery Happiness - It's about Attitude & Gratitude
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