Stephen James

Stephen James, LPC, MHSP, NCC is a private practice psychotherapist in Nashville, TN where he provides individual, couples, and group therapy as well as organizational and leadership consulting.

He received his MA in Counseling from The Seattle School of Theology and Psychology and his BA in English from Belmont University. He has published numerous articles and is the coauthor of five books including the bestselling Wild Things: The Art of Nurturing Boys. Stephen has appeared in interviews on ESPN, Sports Illustrated as well various other media outlets. Stephen speaks and consults often in the areas of servant leadership, parenting, and family.

You can find out more about his clinical practice at

Communication Day 2

Does This Dress Make Me Look Fat?

Stephen James and David Thomas talk frankly to men about understanding and communicating better with their wives.

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Communication Day 1

Yup. Nope. Maybe.–A Guide to Communicating with Men

Counselors Stephen James and David Thomas share some valuable insights about communicating with men.

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Fathers Day 2

The Reality of Fatherhood

Dennis Rainey talks with Stephen James and David Thomas, authors of the book “Becoming a Dad.

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Fathers Day 1

Am I Ready to be a Dad?

Stephen James and David Thomas recall the moment when each realized they were going to be a father.

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