James Nicolaus

  • Washington
  • Washington Telehealth
  • Tacoma, Washington
  • Washington In-Person

Accepting New Patients

  • Individual Therapy
  • NA
  • Serves Ages 7 to 85

Primary Specialties

  • ADHD (Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder)
  • Behavioral Issues
  • BPD (Borderline Personality Disorder)
  • OCD (Obsessive-compulsive disorder)
Also Experienced With
  • Adjustment Issues
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Attachment Issues
  • Bipolar
  • CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy)
  • DBT (Dialectical Behavioral Therapy)
  • Depression
  • Developmental Disorders
  • Exposure Therapy
  • Mood Disorders
  • Solution Focused
  • Stress
  • Transgender Issues
  • Trauma-Focused CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy)


James, a seasoned counselor, specializes in working with adolescents and adults dealing with anxiety, life transitions, and work/school stress. Employing strength-based techniques and DBT mindfulness, he focuses on reducing anxiety while enhancing self-soothing and coping skills. With over a decade of experience in mental health and Autism Spectrum, James utilizes person-centered and solutions-focused approaches to help clients achieve their goals.

James holds a master's degree in mental health counseling from Northwest University and has provided counseling services for 3 years. He has worked with diverse populations, including Native American families, on issues such as depression, anxiety, self-esteem, PTSD, and suicidal ideation, using modalities like solution-focused, CBT, DBT, and T-CBT. James' mission is to equip clients with effective coping strategies, empower them for their life goals, and free them from past burdens, anger, and future worries.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Cigna EAP
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Kaiser Permanente Northwest
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Regence
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare EAP