Jim LaPierre

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
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
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:

Thanks! Jim”
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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 2021
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

  • 1
    Addicted Victims of Abuse: Recovery Options 09:25 - Apr 27, 2020 Addicted Victims of Abuse: Recovery Options

    Exploring ideas for life-change, where domestic abuse complicates addiction recovery and addiction makes it harder to break free from abuse.

  • 2
    Covid-19 and Your Recovery 11:14 - Mar 25, 2020 Covid-19 and Your Recovery

    The absence of in person addiction recovery services and 12 -Step meetings puts us at heightened levels of risk and anxiety. Let’s explore some options.

  • 3
    Q & A Reply: 10:41 - Jan 28, 2020 Next steps

    I started having intense depression and anxiety out of nowhere about a week ago. About three weeks ago I was in a pretty significant car wreck where I was banged up a little, and about a month and a half ago I had a bad mushroom trip where I ...

  • 4
    Q & A Reply: 04:17 - Dec 15, 2019 Finding a Higher Power

    Hi Mr. LaPierre, This morning, my husband, daughters and I went to see the therapist we started seeing a few weeks ago. I shared with her that I am struggling with Secondary Trauma surrounding school shootings. These are the most frightening ...

  • 5
    Q & A Reply: 02:16 - Jun 12, 2019 Faith Based Recovery Specialists

    I am becoming a Certified Recovery Specialist, received the training, taking the licensure test on the 27th. Is there specific training for a Christian CRS? There are also a lot of Recovery Community Organizations for advocacy throughout the US. ...

  • 6
    Q & A Reply: 03:37 - May 06, 2019 Severe PTSD

    Hi, as a result of sever PTSD, I've tried every treatment imaginable, including TMS, Ketamine/Mushroom/MDMA and ECT therapy. Nothing has worked for over 25 years. Except alcohol. When I drink a bottle of wine I feel normal, happy, healed and at ...

  • 7
    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 ...

  • 8
    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 ...

  • 9
    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 ...

  • 10
    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.

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