"Kintsugi is the Japanese art of putting broken pottery pieces back together with gold; challenges, difficulties, mistakes, and our own imperfections are how we learn, grow, change, and ultimately become stronger. Providing insight and helping to facilitate this personal growth is something Jim is particularly passionate about.
Jim Chaney is a provisionally licensed mental health practitioner and has worked for nearly fifteen years as a counselor in a school setting. Jim works with all ages, but has years of experience working with children, adolescents, and families. When working with children he believes it is important for parents/guardians to be involved in the treatment for the child to be successful while also allowing the child the independence they may need to feel comfortable to share their experiences/feelings. As a husband and father of four, Jim understands the challenges of parenting and maintaining a healthy and positive household. Jim has an art degree from Creighton University and incorporates art into the therapeutic process. He received his Masters degree in School Counseling and Preventive Mental Health from Creighton University. Jim utilizes CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy), Family Systems Therapy, and Solution Focused Therapy in his person centered approach with clients.
Specialties: anxiety, depression, child disruptive behavior, trauma, grief and loss, and family systems
Jim has completed training in:
TCIT (Teacher Child Interaction Therapy)
SFBT (Solution Focused Brief Therapy)
CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy)
Insurances Accepted: Blue Cross Blue Shield, Aetna, and self-pay