Jim LaPierre

Jim LaPierre

Clinical Social Worker/Therapist
Sober Now
Last updated: Sep 13, 2020 | Articles 90 | Q&A's: 184

Treatments Offered

Therapy Orientation: Cognitive Behavioral (CBT), Relational Therapy, Solution Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT), Psychodynamic, Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT), Family/Marital Therapy, Coaching, Humanistic, Family Systems Therapy, Eclectic, Gestalt, Interpersonal
Age Focus: Seniors, Teenagers, Adults
Specialities: Anger Management, Gay Lesbian Issues, Spirituality, Divorce, Compulsive Disorders, Trauma and PTSD, Life Coaching, Addiction or Substance Abuse, OCD, Mood Disorders, Parenting, Domestic Abuse or Domestic Violence, Anxiety or Fears, ADHD, Impulse Control Disorders, Relationship Issues, Women, Loss or Grief, Eating Disorders, Depression, Finding Your Purpose in Life
Treatment Modality: Couples, Individuals, Families, Groups
Ethnicity: Any Ethnicity
Sexual Orientation: Any Orientation


Years in Practice: 15+ Years
Graduated from: University of Maine
Year Graduated: 2002
Licensed?: Yes
License issued in: Maine
License Nr.: LC9830
License Expiry: Mar 2021
Other Credentials: License, Certified Clinical Supervisor, 2008

Remote Therapy

Phone Counseling: Yes
Online Counseling: Yes
Technologies: Skype, Doxy.me

Please use the contact form on this page to find out more about the provider's remote therapy options

Cost & Payment Modalities

Avg Cost (session): greater than $150
Insurances accepted: BlueCross and/or BlueShield, Anthem, TRICARE, Aetna, Medicaid, Cigna, Medicare, UBH
Online Payments accepted: Yes

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  • Finding a Higher Power
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    I am becoming a Certified Recovery Specialist, received the training, taking the licensure test on the 27th. Is there specific training for a Christian CRS? There are also a lot of Recovery Community Organizations for advocacy throughout the US. ...
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    Hi, as a result of sever PTSD, I've tried every treatment imaginable, including TMS, Ketamine/Mushroom/MDMA and ECT therapy. Nothing has worked for over 25 years. Except alcohol. When I drink a bottle of wine I feel normal, happy, healed and at ...

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