About Jim Thomas LMFT
Jim Thomas is a licensed marriage and family therapist for 25 years and has provided over 20,000 hours of therapy support to families and couples in a variety of settings. He grew up professionally working with multi-problem, at-risk inner city youth and their families at the Denver Children’s Home and the Tennyson Center, and has consulted to Shiloh House, Mental Health Center of Denver, Aurora Mental Health and Community Reach Mental Health Center as well as providing support and consultation to the students, parents and faculty at Shining Mountain High School in Boulder, Colorado.
He is the Director Emeritus of the Denver Family Institute, Colorado’s leader in strengthening relationships and teaches couples therapy there. Jim also works with men in a variety of settings to help them live with more authenticity, transparency, and joy with their partners.
He is also a past-president of the Colorado Association for Marriage and Family Therapy and former board member of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy. Jim is most proud of his volunteer service as a member of the Columbine Community after the tragedy there as Chair of the Columbine Community Citizen’s Task Force. CCCTF was a group that raised money to support ongoing emotional and mental health support after the media left and the attention faded for students, teachers and first responders.
Relevant to today’s discussion, Jim is one of just 32 Internationally Certified Trainers in Emotionally Focused Therapy and has provided couples and family therapy to police officers, active duty military and veterans, and others who put their lives on the line every day since the beginning of his career.