"I started seeing Linda James in 2008. I had tried seeing several other therapists but never felt they had a good approach. It seems that many therapists just listen without giving much direction just letting their clients vent. With these individuals although I felt I could express myself I never felt I could get to the heart of matters that I was facing and truly affect change in my life. Linda's approach is entirely different. She is warm and engaging and makes her sessions interactive. She throws out her ideas and direction without being pushy and helps guide her clients in a positive way. She gives you the opportunity to feel comfortable sharing anything and everything that is on your mind and does so without being judgmental in any way. Linda goes beyond just listening and provides ideas for direction including "homework" as well as ideas to improve relationships and achieve interpersonal goals. I have been seeing Linda for less than a year and already have made tremendous strides in the areas where I was looking to focus on and improve. Linda is a fabulous therapist who balances warmth and compassion with directness and honesty and helps her clients to achieve their personal life goals. She holds me accountable in a way that is positive and motivating and which helps me be real and honest and helps me progress in a positive direction quickly. I would highly recommend Linda to anyone seeking to improve on issues in their own life or in their relationships with others."-Maria L.