Are You or Do You Know Someone Who is Having Trouble Coping With Life?

  • Trouble sleeping or having nightmares
  • Anxiety and nervousness
  • Fears that keep you paralized from enjoying life
  • Flashbacks (intrusive re-experienceing of past events)
  • Emotional numbing
  • Bouts with agitation or anger outbursts
  • Feeling like your mind is clouded or in a fog
  • Difficulty trusting people
  • Hypervigilant to everything around you
  • Self injurous or risk taking behavior
  • Extreme reactions to events particularly social
  • Dissociative or depersonalization experiences
There is Hope!

At NW Trauma Therapy Dr. Thomas specializes in the treatment of trauma. When working with trauma, the healing process can often be frightening and painful to address. Our goal is to provide a professional, yet personal atmosphere where each client experiences comfort and safety to experience healing and restoration. Our approach is holistic in that we use the latest available research and address the client's physical, emotional, and spiritual needs. If it is necessary and when appropriate, Dr. Thomas will work closely with your medical doctor to ensure you get the best possible treatment.

Here at NW Trauma Therapy, you will find acceptance and caring. Dr. Thomas will work with you to create an atmosphere and plan that acknowledges and honors your experiences and knowledge and yet will challenge you to address and grow in all aspects of your life in a safe, caring and confidential environment.

Does Dr. Thomas Only Treat Trauma?

No! Dr. Thomas has over eighteen years counseling experience providing a variety of psychological services for adults and adolescents. He is an experienced marriage counselor. See a list of the most common areas he treats.

New Client Information and Forms
We accept most insurance companies. You can also pay using cash, check, or credit card. For your convenience we have provided all forms that you need to fill out in order to start therapy.


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Dr. Jim Thomas has been practicing counseling in Vancouver for over eighteen years. He has worked in hospital settings, churches, and with private community counseling centers. His primary focus has been working with survivors of all types of trauma, especially from childhood. He has devoted much of his post graduate study to the study of trauma and its treatment; with a special focus on dissociative disorders. He is trained in using Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) which has been shown to be particularly effective when working with trauma survivors. He is a member of the American Psychological Association (APA), the International Society for the Study of Trauma and Disassociation (ISSTD), and EMDRIA. Dr. Thomas received his doctorate in Clinical Psychology from George Fox University.

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