James Michehl M.Ed., LCPC, CHT.
“Life’s journey begins with a single step. Therapy begins with a single call. Let me guide you through your journey to wellness with that single call”.
Licensed since 2008, James earned his master’s degree in education from DePaul University in Chicago. Upon graduating he was accepted into the community counseling program at DePaul University.
James has worked with children (5-12), adolescents (13-18), young adults (19-24), adults, families, and couples. He has facilitated groups for Autism spectrum patients. He supports first responders including Firefighter Behavioral Health which assists in suicidal prevention for first responders. In addition, he works assisting police departments with Critical stress debriefings.
As a trained mediator through DePaul University, James can assist couples who may have differences that require more than just couples’ therapy.
James believes therapy is a joint effort between therapist and client. He has a proven track record of success as a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor and as your therapist, he is committed to providing you the best care possible. Every person is unique which is why there are many different treatments approaches available to you. James is committed to making every effort to provide effective care, your commitment is needed as well to achieve success. Together you and James will create a treatment plan that will be a roadmap to your successful journey. Any barriers to success will be discussed and the plans adjusted as needed. You and James will discuss progress and challenges in an honest, trusting, and confidential manner in order to achieve your desired outcome.
James is a certified hypnotherapist and can help with the cessation of smoking, anxiety reduction, weight loss, and gaining confidence.
In his spare time, James is a wildlife artist and wood carver. His work is displayed in art galleries and online.