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James Strohl, Ed.D.

Certifying Coordinator
Focusing-Oriented Psychotherapist
Focusing Trainer
Contact Info:
Bethlehem, PA 18017 USA
Phone: 610-868-1577

Focusing-Oriented Psychotherapist (FOT) Information:
Clinical Training: Counseling Psychology, Certified Marriage and Family Therapist, EMDR Level II, Certified Practioner NLP
Licensed By: Psychologist-Commonwealth of PA
I accept Medicare.
FOT Specialty Areas: Adults, Couples
Other Specialty Areas: Transpersonal Psychotherapy, Psycho-Spiritual Growth, Consciousness Studies, , Anxiety, Depression, Grief, Spiritual Concerns, Interpersonal Issues, Medical-Related Concerns

Focusing Trainer Information:
  • I offer Focusing training in individual sessions.
  • I offer Focusing training in individual phone sessions.
  • I offer Focusing workshops.
  • I am available for public presentations.
  • I am available to travel to teach workshops.
Focusing Trainer Specialty Areas: Spirituality/Meditation, College students and/or their teachers, Medical Applications
Other Focusing Trainer Specialty Areas: Consciousness, Transpersonal Psychology, Nondual Spiritual Psychology
Personal Statement about Training Program:
I am a doctoral level psychologist with 30 years of experience in counseling, teaching and consulting in numerous settings. I taught clinical & counseling psychology at Chestnut Hill College for 18 years and I currently maintain a private counseling practice in Bethlehem, PA. My strong commitment to personal growth includes a heartfelt, passionate desire to empower others to achieve personal fulfillment. For more information about me and the services I provide please go to and

A Sample of my Work:
I believe that there is a source of unlimited knowing within each of us that provides us with the capacity to solve problems and achieve personal fulfillment. I advocate the use of 'Loving Presence' for developing an attitude of kindness, openness, acceptance, and forgiveness toward ourselves to maximize our growth-seeking efforts, and to serve as a prerequisite for deeping our relationships with others.

My Publications:
'Transpersonalism: Ego Meets Soul,' Journal of Counseling and Development, Vol. 76, No. 4, Fall, 1998.

'A dynamic perspective of the psychosomatic client,' LVPA Newsletter, Summer Edition, 1998

'Comparison of cognitive styles in physical and occupational therapists,' Poster presentation, American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine, Orlando, FL, 1987

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