Offers gender affirming therapy that follows ICATH recommendations for services and is willing to provide letters of support. knowledgeable in WPATH’s Standards of Care. Relates to, and specializes in, LGBTQ+ culture. Able to relate to most traditional and non-traditional lifestyles due to numerous life experiences and areas of study. Cherishes acceptance, understanding, and unconditional positive regard. If you are wanting a warm, relaxed, inviting, non-judgemental environment, then James is right for you. Their therapeutic practice is strongly influenced by the approaches of existential, cognitive behavioral, and person centered therapy. Areas of therapeutic strength include depression, anxiety, suicidal thoughts, crisis, life changes, personality disorders, cultural diversity, eating disorders, trauma, LGBTQ+ (especially gender orientation), and relationship issues. He is trained in DBT therapy and CAMS framework. James is a member of the American Counseling Association (ACA) and the Association for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Issues in Counseling (ALGBTIC) and the founder of Sheboygan’s SGICI (Sexuality and Gender Identity Community Initiative). James has a Master’s in Community Counseling from Lakeland University.
James is a licensed therapist at Ozaukee Community Therapies.