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James Greathouse Austin Therapist

James Greathouse he/him
Counseling Practicum Intern 
James Greathouse is supervised by Bernadette P. Smith, Ed.D., LPC-S, NCC

James provides individual and couples counseling.
A free consultation is required before couples can engaging in couples counseling with James. 


Person Focused Counseling

A person-focused approach to counseling is one that takes into account not just the physical symptoms someone is experiencing, but also the emotions and life experiences of the individual in question. This approach puts the focus on you as a whole, taking into account your individual circumstances and needs. It allows for a more in-depth understanding of your motivations, thoughts, and behaviors, which can lead to more effective treatment.


As your therapist, I will seek to understand your story and how it relates to the current situation, and this can be a very empowering process for those seeking counseling. By taking the time to truly understand your unique experiences, I can develop a more effective plan of action that will help you reach your goals.

As your therapist, I will keep you accountable as I help guide you towards your therapeutic goals.


Schedule a counseling appointment today.

Therapy for Black Men

As a black male and a therapist, I understand the unique challenges and experiences that come with being a black man in today's society. I am passionate about helping other black males navigate their way through their counseling journey and find healing and growth.


With my support, you will be able to work through any issues you may be facing and emerge stronger and more resilient. Whether you are struggling with mental health issues, relationship problems, or any other challenges, I am here to provide a safe and non-judgmental space for you to share your thoughts and feelings. Together, we can work towards a brighter future and create a life that is fulfilling and meaningful.


Let me support you and help hold you accountable on your journey towards healing and self-discovery. Schedule an appointment today.

Discover the reasons behind the increasing number of Black Men seeking therapy in this blog post.

Therapy for Artists and Creatives 

Ever since I was a small child, I had the opportunity to lean into my creative side. As an artist and a creative, I understand the unique challenges when it comes to managing mental health. The creative process can be intensely personal, and the pressure to create can be overwhelming. As a result, many artists and creatives can benefit from therapy as a way to cope with the psychological strain of their work.


Whether you are struggling to find motivation or are feeling overwhelmed by the demands of the creative process, therapy can help you work through these issues and find new ways to move forward. As your therapist, I can provide a safe space to explore your thoughts and feelings, helping you to gain clarity and self-awareness. I can also help provide insights and strategies to help you manage the unique stressors that come with the creative process.


Therapy can be a powerful tool for helping you identify and express yourself, develop resilience, and cultivate a healthier relationship with your creative work. Whether you are an emerging artist or a seasoned professional, therapy can help you find new paths for growth and fulfillment.

Let's unleash your creativity today. Let's begin your journey today.

Safe and Judgment Free Space

Therapy is an important part of our overall care, but it is often underutilized by us men. This is due to a combination of factors, from social stigma to financial barriers. However, therapy can be a powerful tool in helping men to process their thoughts and emotions to help overcome their challenges.


In our sessions, I will create a safe and judgment free space where you can talk about difficult topics, have a chance to explore new perspectives, and develop new strategies for coping with stress. Together, we will build a foundation for mental wellness and develop skills for navigating life's ups and downs. So if you're a man looking for support, I am your therapist, so don't hesitate to seek out support. You deserve the chance to explore your feelings and work toward a happier, healthier life.

Let's begin your journey today.

 Other Therapy Specialties:

  • Cognitive behavior

  • Humanistic 


  • Adams State University 

  • 10 years as a crisis counselor 

Accepting Individuals and Couples (Case by Case)

Private Pay Rate: $50

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