Therapist Profile

Name:
James Larkin Mathis, M.A.
Professional Title:
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Email:
Location:
1314 Oregon St. Redding, CA 96001 UNITED STATES
Phone:
(530) 945-7928
Website:
License Number
LMFT51646
Practicing Since:
Additional Licenses:

Personal Statement

Personal Statement:
• Help for individuals to heal depression, anxiety and trauma • Facilitate couples resolution of relationship distress • Improve family harmony, communication and functioning • Brief and solution-focused therapy (typically 6-8 sessions with possible monthly follow-up for a few months) • Living in the past is the source of sadness, living in the future is the source of anxiety and worry, experiencing now is the source of peace and joy • Build self-esteem, confidence and happiness • Strength-based focus on what is right not just what is wrong • Free your true self, authentic/true self is always a powerful person • Be able to have self-control and be self-determining • Express pain without being stuck in self-pity Utilizing both ancient principles and modern science, Mindfulness Psychotherapy and Positive Psychology help free trapped energy that is used to maintain habitual thoughts, postures, worries and regrets. We can learn to discover intelligence beyond thought, and use our minds as a powerful and effective tool while not being a slave to it. We can learn to control our emotions, which are thought driven, and cultivate deeply spiritual states of being such as love, joy and peace, which are not dependent on fluctuating emotion or the chatter of our minds. You can learn to increase awareness and use intent to focus attention on affirmation of life, ending fear based agreements.

About My Practice

Office Hours
Call for appointment
Services
Individual, couples and family therapy. Adults, adolescents and children 10 and over.
Insurance
Most Insurance Accepted, Private Pay, Sliding Scale
Credit Cards Accepted
None
Free Initial Consult
No
Offers Teletherapy
None

Education

Degrees
BA UC San Diego MA National University, San Diego

Area of Specialty

Specialites:

Other

Theoretical Orientation
Brief/Solution Focused Therapy
Cognitive
Communications
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
Eclectic (Many Therapies)
Humanistic/Existential
Certifications
Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Positive Parenting Program
Languages Spoken
Ethnicity
European

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