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Healing Stones

Meet The Team

Clinical Team 
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Lana James, MA- MFT-LP

CliINICAL therapist

Lana James is a Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT-LP) in the state of New York with a provisional license. After two decades serving in NY public schools as a teacher and administrator, Lana has pursued her passion to help others achieve self-empowerment by cultivating mental health through psychoeducation. 


Lana is a client-centered therapist, creating an inspirational safe space for self discovery through individualized plans with eclectic approaches that fit client interests and needs. Lana prioritizes providing culturally relevant care that honors all clients’ unique experiences, perspectives, and spirituality.


Lana’s areas of expertise include: teen & young adult issues (anxiety, post-secondary planning, college & career stress, relationships, sexuality), family issues (parenting, blended families, divorce), change of career/ life coaching, couples (pre-marital, newlyweds, long-term, polyamorous, interracial, LGBTQ, sex therapy).


Lana’s primary modalities include but are not limited to: ACT (Acceptance and Commitment Therapy), Art Therapy, CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy), DBT (Dialectical Behavior Therapy), EFT (Emotionally Focused Therapy), Gottman Method, Imago Relationship Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Narrative Therapy, Somatic Therapy, and SFT (Solution Focused Therapy) informed interventions. 

Lana's Message to Clients

Do you really know YOU? 


Are you seeking to define who you are? Know what you want? Identify and grow your strengths? Identify personal or professional passions? Finish high school strong and start to “adult?” Adult better? Parent or Family better? Explore self-care strategies to feel empowered and grounded? Love and be loved with confidence? Enjoy your relationship again? Start over in a new career or after divorce? End negative patterns that stunt you?


Whether you’re 13, 23, 33, 43, 53, every age in between and beyond each phase in life presents amazing challenges and chances for growth. “Health” truly “is wealth,” and we’re fortunate to enjoy the biggest humankind awareness to date that this too includes mental health. Our minds are amazing tools capable of healing, creating, self-expression, self-actualization, making new connections, and innovation. 


We often and easily self-care for our bodies – go to the gym/ salon/barber, adapt a clothing style, shower/ shave/ scent yet many of us neglect the mind connection to health. Could you benefit from a safe space to reflect, vent, explore, learn, find support, grow your own accountability and toolbox to conscientiously craft a happy life?

Email us today for your FREE 15-minute consultation to make sure you feel like I am a good fit!

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