James Thomas Psy.D., Psychologist in Vancouver, Washington, 98685

James Thomas

Psy.D.

James Thomas

Psy.D.

Professions: Mental Health Counselor, Social Worker
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: LMHC - LH00005298
Billing and Insurance:
I am an in-network provider for:
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS)
  • BridgeSpan
  • First Choice Health
  • LifeWise
  • Moda Health
  • Premera Blue Cross
Free Initial Consultation
Evening Availability

Offices

10000 N.E. 7th Avenue
Suite 100-J
Vancouver, Washington 98685

My Approach to Helping

My special focus is the treatment of trauma (PTSD), anxiety, and depression. I am experienced with the use of EMDR which has been proven effective in helping people reprocess and release trauma in a minimal amount of time. I help people take back control of their lives by providing a safe place and the tools necessary to acknowledge the trauma, reprocess it, and integrate it back into their lives so that it no longer controls them. I help you stay grounded in the present while reprocessing the trauma, paying particular attention to your body, movements, your emotions, and your beliefs about yourself and what happened.

More Info About My Practice

I help people find transformational and positive change in their life. I view counseling as a collaborative experience and a safe place where self-discovery, learning, and healing takes place. The key to effective counseling is providing a safe place where you can explore your thoughts, feelings, and behaviors in a positive and non-judgmental atmosphere. I will listen to you, help you clarify your thoughts and feelings, and help you to begin to gain a better understanding of yourself. We will select goals or objectives together that will help you become the person you want or experience the relief you seek.

Specific Issue(s) I'm Skilled at Helping With

I specialize in treating complex trauma and dissociative disorders including Dissociative Identity Disorder. I have advanced experience in treating former survivors of cults including SRA.

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Services I Provide

  • Clinical Supervision
  • Individual Therapy & Counseling
  • Marriage, Couples, or Relationship Counseling

Ages I Work With

  • Teens
  • Adults

Languages

  • English

Groups I Work With

    People who have experienced all types of trauma in their life including childhood trauma, childhood or adult sexual abuse, crime victims, suffered a serious and life threatening accident, member of the police, fire department, or other emergency responder, military veterans, and those who suffer from anxiety disorders or depression.

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Abandonment
  • Abuse / Abuse Survivor Issues
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Attachment Issues
  • Blended Family Issues
  • Codependency / Dependency
  • Communication Problems
  • Depression
  • Dissociation
  • Domestic Violence
  • Emotional Abuse
  • Family of Origin Issues
  • Infidelity / Affair Recovery
  • Mood Swings / Mood Disturbance
  • Obsessions and Compulsions (OCD)
  • Panic
  • Phobias
  • Posttraumatic Stress / Trauma
  • Pre-Marital Counseling
  • Relationships and Marriage
  • Self-Harm
  • Suicidal Ideation and Behavior
  • Trust Issues
  • Worthlessness

Types of Therapy

  • Body-Mind Psychotherapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR)
  • Hypnotherapy
  • Mindfulness-Based Interventions
  • Object Relations
  • Sensorimotor Psychotherapy
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