Jim is a Nashville native who has been a licensed psychotherapist since 1980. He currently practices at AGAPE, where he also serves as Assistant Clinical Director. Jim has referred many clients to Bethesda Workshops over the years, and his deep respect for the life changing work done through this program led to his interest in serving on the board. He and his wife married in 1980 and are the parents of a young adult son. Jim enjoys reading, music, and exploring contemplative spirituality. He is also trained as a spiritual director.