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MA, LMHC James Norris

Provides online counseling through BetterHelp

Mental health conditions are real, common and treatable.

And recovery is possible.

James Norris is an experienced, licensed Medical Health Professional who specializes in affordable online therapy.

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Licensing: MA, LMHC
Years in Practice: 7
State: CA

I am a mental health counselor licensed in Washington State with over 7 years of experience working as a psychotherapist. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges, anger management, and struggles with adjustment to change. I also helped many people who have experienced physical, verbal, or emotional trauma.

My counseling style is open, empathic, and interactive. I believe in treating anyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion, and I don't believe in stigmatizing labels. My approach combines humanistic, existential, client-centered and reality-based counseling. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs.

It takes courage to seek a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. If you are ready to take that step I am here to support and empower you.

I look forward to working with you!

About online counseling

Online counseling allows you to receive care from an online mental health practitioner via phone, video chat, or instant messaging. It is convenient for those who may have trouble getting to or would prefer not to have in-person therapy appointments. Ranging from $60 to $90 per week, online counseling is generally more affordable than in-person counseling. A study by researchers at University of California, Berkeley found that online counseling can be just as effective as face-to-face therapy while being more convenient, affordable, and accessible.

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James made me gain trust in therapy again. He is very knowledgeable and sympathetic. The various sessions I have had so far with him, have always been extremely enlightening. Anyone who get to have have him as a counselor is extremely lucky and in good hands.

A.L.·Apr 17, 2021


James is a very responsive listener. Each week he listens to my current stuggles, but also makes sure we touch on my long term goals with my mental health.

E.R.·Feb 01, 2021


James Norris helped me fully realize what I'm capable of. When we started, my goal was to become a better version of myself; with James' guidance I realized I have all the tools at my disposal. James helped me get to a point where, without his help, would have taken me years to reach. A "thank you" does not hold the emotional value necessary to express what he's helped me accomplish.

E.R.·Dec 17, 2020


Love James!

E.M.·Dec 13, 2020


James is such an insightful counselor and I loved working with him. His gentle approach made me feel super safe and comfortable sharing. He helped me with anxiety, trauma, self-esteem issues, career coaching, and depression. He’s super knowledgeable and I highly recommend him to anyone! Can’t thank him enough for bringing a fresh perspective when I felt stuck.

S.T.·Oct 21, 2020


James is a very thoughtful and intentional counselor. He is always ready to listen and help sort through my thoughts as well as give me concrete actions I can take to curb anxiety or relational issues. I find it helpful that he allows me plenty of space to work through my own thought process before offering insight, and the insights feel genuine and useful.

C.A.·Oct 08, 2020


James has been invaluable in helping me and my partner work through very important issues. I can’t reccomend anyone better!

M.I.·Jul 23, 2020


I’ve only met him once but he has been in touch before and after my session. Offered me tools to help me since I only have a limited amount of sessions. He comes across as caring and supportive

R.O.·Jun 23, 2020


James is kind and considerate. He is smart and listens well. His calm demeanor makes it easy to open up to him. I feel like he truly wants to hell

D.A.·Jun 09, 2020


I appreciate James’s patience and willingness to reach out even when I’m distant. There’s no pressure, but always a reminder that he’s there to support me.

M.I.·May 31, 2020


James Norris is very responsive he’s the best counselor I ever met in betterhelp.

H.I.·May 18, 2020


James was thoughtful, open and creates a safe environment that invited open discussion. His suggestions were easy to follow, relevant and I feel comfortable recommending him to anyone who is considering this style of assistance.

E.L.·Jan 29, 2020


James is a great listener. He has flexible hours and engages with my concerns and expectations.

M.I.·Jan 26, 2020


James was a wonderful counselor who was responsive, respectful and attentive. I would recommend him to others who are looking for BetterHelp!

M.I.·Jan 26, 2020


James has been a very helpful support for me so far in the journey to better mental health.

B.R.·Nov 24, 2019


James has been instrumental in helping me cope with a very difficult year. He offers great advice, listens and hears my problems and offers practical solutions. He is teaching me to accept the healing process and has been a great support.

P.A.·Nov 13, 2019


James helps me deal with concerns by looking at them in new ways. He provides new insights and perspectives to help me move forward.

C.I.·Nov 02, 2019


James is a gentle soul who counsels with care. He is patient, kind, and supportive. I recommend working with him if you're looking for an advocate who is intelligent and polite.

N.1.·Oct 19, 2019


Even though I've only had 2 sessions with James, he has helped me in so many ways. He is helping me find my self worth and my sanity. For that, thank you so much James!!! I look forward to continuing to work with you.

K.E.·Oct 05, 2019


James Norris offers counseling online via BetterHelp

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