Nicole James, LPC

Name:Nicole James
Gender:Female
Specialty:Counselor—Depression and Anxiety
Location:1010 Jorie Boulevard, Suite 244
Oak Brook, IL 60523
Phone: 847-868-3435
http://www.portraithealthcenters.com/
 
Introduction:
Specialties: Child, Teen/Adolescent, Adult, Individual, Family Therapy, Anxiety, Emotional and Behavioral Issues, ADHD, Depression, Self-Esteem, Coping Skills, Family Conflict, College & Career Counseling, Academic Underachievement, Parenting Issues, Learning Disabilities, Peer Relationships, Grief and Loss, Life Transitions, Relational issues, Social Skills, Developmental Diagnosis, Dual Diagnosis, Psychological Testing

Nicole is a Licensed Professional Counselor with a Masters of Arts in Clinical Psychology from Roosevelt University. She received a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Illinois State University.

A therapeutic relationship grounded in honesty and openness is essential. Nicole believes in being present and patient. She values personal development and believes the therapeutic process is based on the ability to collaborate.  Her goal is to help her clients identify and experience whatever they are feeling, find ways in which their assumptions influence how they feel and behave, and experiment with alternative modes of behaving. She challenges clients to dream and helps them take the steps necessary to fulfill those dreams. Change can be hard work and Nicole will be with you throughout the process.

Depending on the individual needs of the client, Nicole draws from a variety of therapeutic approaches including: Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Narrative Therapy, Integrative, Art and Play Therapy, Solution Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT), and Psychological Testing and Evaluation.
Insurance:Aetna Aetna of IL Anthem BCBS of IL BCBS of Illinois Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Cross Blue Shield of IL Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois BlueCross and BlueShield Cigna Empire BlueCross Health Net Horizon Healthcare Humana Integrated Health Plan LifeSynch Magellan Behavioral Health Medicaid Medicare Multiplan Optum TRICARE UMR United ValueOptions Out of Network

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