Jim received his Bachelor’s degree from UC Berkeley in Psychology and his Master’s degree from John F Kennedy University in Counseling Psychology. In addition, he also has a Master’s in Business Administration from San Francisco State University. He has worked in a variety of settings, including clubhouses, intensive case management programs and residential treatment programs. He has primarily worked with adults, helping them recover and find creative solutions for life’s complex challenges.
Jim’s favorite aspect of Center for Discovery is developing individualized treatment approaches for each client in a beautiful, homelike setting; he also enjoys seeing the clients recover. He is a firm believer in challenging erroneous beliefs about nutrition, food and body size and helping clients redevelop a positive relationship with food. He also enjoys camping, history and musicals.