Therapist Profile

Name:
James E. Pannell, M.S.
Professional Title:
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Email:
Location:
1925 Gray Lodge Court Gridley, CA 95948-9624
Phone:
Website:
License Number
LMFT40612
Practicing Since:
1999
Additional Licenses:
Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

Personal Statement

Personal Statement:
Participating in psychotherapy is an excellent way to clarify and better understand the obstacles depriving you the freedom of moving towards a life of greater contentment and self-acceptance. Psychotherapy can move you towards self-discovery and reawaken your curiosity for life. You may be experiencing symptoms that are concerning to you, and may have even developed a diagnosis, such as "I am depressed" or "I have low self-esteem", “I have an out of control teenager and I am ineffective“, or “I’m a bad parent and I am failing my kids.” You may have specific issues that you’ve acknowledged for some time and now feel ready to address them. On the other hand you may feel somewhat at a loss as to how to go about getting started on a path towards feeling fully alive or more in control again. Perhaps you have never had the type of relationship that you’ve envisioned and are longing for, and are experiencing uncertainty as to whether the vision of how “you had anticipated things would be at this point in your life” will ever be realized. Or you’ve realized that your previously satisfying relationship has became filled with conflict, is going flat, and simply feels less rewarding. Regardless of your unique situation, therapy can assist you in becoming more effective in resolving those barriers preventing you from achieving that which is your birthright…the right to feel a sense of contentment and satisfaction, and to experience a more gratifying, and effective relationship with self and others in your life. “seemingly complex problems do not always require complex solutions…”

About My Practice

Office Hours
Evening Appointments Available
Services
Insurance
Credit Cards Accepted
None
Free Initial Consult
No
Offers Teletherapy
None

Education

Degrees
M.S., Psychology, CA State University-Chico, 1999

Area of Specialty

Specialites:
Addictions
Adolescents
Anxiety
Couples
Divorce/Dissolution
Employment Issues
Issues of Abuse (Abused)
Individual
Men's Issues
Parenting
Phobias
Post Traumatic Stress Disorders
Self Esteem/Personal Growth
Step/Blended Families
Stress

Other

Theoretical Orientation
Brief/Solution Focused Therapy
Cognitive-Behavioral
Family Systems
Humanistic/Existential
Psychodynamic
Certifications
Languages Spoken
English
Ethnicity
Caucasian (Non-Hispanic)

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