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James Alexander Nicholas
Pre-Licensed Professional, JD, ACSW, CBP

James Alexander Nicholas

Pre-Licensed Professional, JD, ACSW, CBP

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828 California Avenue, Santa Monica, CA 90403
Not accepting new clients
Let's Connect (310) 361-3707
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James Nicholas is a Certified Bodynamic Psychoanalyst serving Southern California and is one of the North American training coordinators for Bodynamic International. James is an attorney and member in good standing of the California Bar as well as an associate clinical social worker licensed in California. He received his B.A. in philosophy and history from UCLA, his J.D. from Northwestern University, and his M.S.W. from USC.
Areas of focus include individual therapy, trauma, attachment, couples counseling, mediation/conflict resolution, and family systems. James also specializes in bodymapping (conducting and reading). In addition to private practice, James also works at the USC Center for Work and Family Life as an associate clinician.
Call or James Alexander Nicholas now for a free 15 minute consultation - (310) 361-3707

My Practice at a Glance

Currently unable to accept new clients

828 California Avenue

Santa Monica, CA 90403

(310) 361-3707
I am handling all necessary social distancing through tele-health primarily through online zoom sessions.
I specialize in Relationship Issues, Family Conflict and Grief 
$150 Per Session, I accept insurance 
I see individuals, couples and groups  
Let's Connect (310) 361-3707
Photo of James Alexander Nicholas, JD, ACSW, CBP, Pre-Licensed Professional

My Practice at a Glance

Currently unable to accept new clients

828 California Avenue

Santa Monica, CA 90403

(310) 361-3707
I am handling all necessary social distancing through tele-health primarily through online zoom sessions.
I specialize in Relationship Issues, Family Conflict and Grief 
$150 Per Session, I accept insurance 
I see individuals, couples and groups  

Finances

Fees

  • Individual Sessions $150
  • Couple Sessions $150
  • Sliding scale: apply if you may be eligible
  • Pay by Cash, Check, Paypal, Venmo

Insurance

  • Anthem | Elevance
  • BlueCross and BlueShield
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I collect fee for service and provide supportive documentation for clients to obtain reimbursement from insurance provider directly.
Call or for a free 15 minute consultation now - (310) 361-3707
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James Alexander Nicholas
Pre-Licensed Professional, JD, ACSW, CBP
"
I collect fee for service and provide supportive documentation for clients to obtain reimbursement from insurance provider directly.
Call or for a free 15 minute consultation now - (310) 361-3707
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James Alexander Nicholas
Pre-Licensed Professional, JD, ACSW, CBP

Qualifications

  • Verified by Psychology Today Expired Prelicense by State of California / 102229 Supervised by Linda Snouffer (California / LCS23244) James Alexander Nicholas
  • In Practice for 10 Years
  • License: California State Bar 187306 / 1996
  • Membership with National Association of Social Workers 886795449 / 2018
  • Attended University of Southern California, MSW, Graduated 2021
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I am a certified Bodynamic Analyst, clinical social worker, and a lawyer/mediator with 22 years of total experience.
Call or for a free 15 minute consultation now - (310) 361-3707
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James Alexander Nicholas
Pre-Licensed Professional, JD, ACSW, CBP
"
I am a certified Bodynamic Analyst, clinical social worker, and a lawyer/mediator with 22 years of total experience.
Call or for a free 15 minute consultation now - (310) 361-3707
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James Alexander Nicholas
Pre-Licensed Professional, JD, ACSW, CBP

Specialties and Expertise

Top Specialties

  • Relationship Issues
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief

Expertise

  • Addiction
  • Alcohol Use
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Child
  • Codependency
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Developmental Disorders
  • Divorce
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Insecure Attachment, Developmental Trauma
  • Life Coaching
  • Life Transitions
  • Marital and Premarital
  • Men's Issues
  • Mood Disorders
  • Narcissistic Personality (NPD)
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Personality Disorders
  • Self Esteem
  • Sex Therapy
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Trauma and PTSD
Do these issues align with your needs? or (310) 361-3707
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James Alexander Nicholas
Pre-Licensed Professional, JD, ACSW, CBP
Do these issues align with your needs? or (310) 361-3707
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James Alexander Nicholas
Pre-Licensed Professional, JD, ACSW, CBP

Client Focus

Age

Teen
Adults

Participants

Individuals
Couples
Group

I also speak

Greek
Italian
Spanish

Religion

Christian

Age

Teen
Adults

Participants

Individuals
Couples
Group

I also speak

Greek
Italian
Spanish

Religion

Christian

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy

  • Attachment-based
  • Bodynamic
  • Coaching
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Emotionally Focused
  • Family / Marital
  • Family Systems
  • Gestalt
  • Humanistic
  • Integrative
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Narrative
  • Person-Centered
  • Prolonged Exposure Therapy
  • Psychoanalytic
  • Psychodynamic
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Somatic
  • Strength-Based
Ask about what different forms of therapy will be like. or (310) 361-3707
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James Alexander Nicholas
Pre-Licensed Professional, JD, ACSW, CBP
Ask about what different forms of therapy will be like. or (310) 361-3707
Photo of James Alexander Nicholas, JD, ACSW, CBP, Pre-Licensed Professional
James Alexander Nicholas
Pre-Licensed Professional, JD, ACSW, CBP

Location

Primary Location

828 California Avenue

Santa Monica, CA 90403

(310) 361-3707

Nearby Areas

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I am handling all necessary social distancing through tele-health primarily through online zoom sessions.
Call for a free consultation now - (310) 361-3707
Photo of James Alexander Nicholas, JD, ACSW, CBP, Pre-Licensed Professional
James Alexander Nicholas
Pre-Licensed Professional, JD, ACSW, CBP
"
I am handling all necessary social distancing through tele-health primarily through online zoom sessions.
Call for a free consultation now - (310) 361-3707
Photo of James Alexander Nicholas, JD, ACSW, CBP, Pre-Licensed Professional
James Alexander Nicholas
Pre-Licensed Professional, JD, ACSW, CBP