the path to authenticity starts here

You deserve to be connected to your partner. You deserve to discover your most authentic self. And I want to help.
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About

I like people.

I’m a counselor committed to helping couples and individuals discover and become the most authentic version of themselves. My work with couples is focused on identifying barriers to connection and equipping them with the tools they need to overcome them. My work with individuals combines a wide variety of techniques drawn from therapeutic traditions like CBT, narrative therapy, polyvagal theory, EMDR, and mindfulness to help people come home to themselves. One of my passions is helping people learn and grow. I’ve got a podcast on relationships called Super Together, which you can subscribe to at www.supertogether.org. I’ve also created some e-classes for couples which you can purchase at www.convergecourses.com. AVAILABILITY UPDATE JULY 2021: I'm accepting new clients, but how quickly I can get them in will depend on a handful of factors like availability and location preference. If you would like to get an idea of when we might be able to connect, please reach out to my scheduler at schedule@talkingwithjames.com or 913-603-7353.
James Cochran
LCPC, LPC, NCC
Services

what I do

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Blended Families
  • Burn Out
  • Communication Issues
  • Couple's Counseling
  • Coping Skills
  • Grief
  • LGBTQIA+
  • Life Transitions
  • Marital and Premarital
  • Mindfulness
  • Loneliness
  • Men's Issues
  • Perfectionism
  • Prejudice/Discrimination
  • Relationship Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Sex Therapy
  • Social Anxiety
  • Spirituality and Religion
  • Stress
  • Trauma
  • Meditation Coaching

Approaches

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Clinical Supervision and Licensed Supervisors
  • Gottman Method
  • Health at Every Size
  • Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR)
  • Imago
  • Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)
  • Rational Emotive Behavior (REBT)
  • Narrative
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Polyvagal Theory
  • Nonviolent Communication

Insurance Accepted

  • United Healthcare
  • Sunflower Health Plan (Kansas Medicaid)
  • Out of Network

Fees

  • Individual Session: $145
  • Couple Session: $145
  • Couples (80 minutes): $210
Locations

my offices

Westport Office

4049 Central St
Kansas City, MO 64111

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Leawood Office

11111 Nall Ave Suite 219
Leawood, KS 66211

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