James Hanson, MA, LMFT
James is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with M.A. in Marriage and Family Therapy from Alliant International University B.A. in Psychology from California State University, San Marcos. James started his counseling career working with co-occurring mental health and addiction related issues. James has over five years of experience providing therapy services to adults, couples, and families to help them improve relationships, attain career satisfaction, enhance functioning, and promote connection and growth. James finds personal fulfillment in supporting others as they navigate challenges, and move forward, to attain their goals. He has a special interest in working with couples, partners, and families that are navigating life transitions, mental health concerns, addiction, and the recovery process. James has a relational approach that draws from Emotionally Focused Therapy and other evidence-based practices. In his free time, James enjoys climbing, running, freediving, and golfing. In his downtime he appreciates reading, painting, and spending quality time with his family and friends.