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James H. O'Neill, LPC 
*2812 Lexington Drive
1-504-427-8023 (cellphone)


Email: jimoneill504@gmail.com


  • Has maintained a full-time private practice of individual, couple, family and group psychotherapy (40 years)
  • Experienced in working with PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder)
  • Critical Incident Response Specialist - Crisis Care Network (6 years)
  • Member of DART (Disaster Assistance Response Team)
  • Adjunct faculty member of Loyola Universitys Institute for Ministry, teaching the graduate courses; Introduction to Pastoral Care and Counseling, Spirituality for Ministers & Family Systems, and the undergraduate courses; Psychology and Religion & Spirituality in the Workplace (20 years)
  • Presented numerous continuing education workshops for other professionals and lectures, workshops, and seminars on integrating masculine and feminine energies, mens issues, marriage, parenting and other issues related to mental health (25 years)
  • Facilitated small and large group community building workshops and retreats (20 years)
  • Served as Director of a large Pastoral Counseling Center in New Orleans, including administrative and clinical supervision of staff (10 years)
  • Served as consultant for an innovative program that facilitated ex-offenders re-entry to society as contributing members (10 years)


    • Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC #138), State of Louisiana
    • Clinical Member (#8234), American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy
    • Fellow, American Association of Pastoral Counselors (#925)
    • Member, Louisiana Association of Counselors (LCA)



1982   Doctor of Education in Psychology and  

           Counseling (EDD), New Orleans Baptist

                    Theological Seminary 

1970   Master of Divinity (MDIV), Notre Dame

           Seminary: New Orleans, LA


1968   Bachelor of Sacred Theology (STB)

           Gregorian University: Rome, Italy


1965   Bachelor of Philosophy (BA),

           Notre Dame Seminary: New Orleans, LA



1977 to date: Private practice of pastoral psychotherapy treating:

- individuals suffering from depression, anxiety, grief, relationship difficulties, mid-life crises, and spiritual/vocational crises;

- couples stuck in unsatisfying patterns of relating and/or those wanting growth in their relationship;

- families pained by unresolved conflicts especially during the developmental crisis of adolescence;

- organizations and groups that need facilitation

to maximize potential, resolve conflicts, and build healthy relationships.


1992 to date:
- Adjunct Faculty member of Loyola University’s 
Institute for Ministry 1991 to date
- Facilitator of Mens Retreats and 
Elder of the New Orleans Men’s Center 1992 to date
Consultant for Tulane Universitys 
Project Return 1992 to 2002:
- Pastoral Counselor, then Director,
then Executive Director of the Pastoral Counseling Center of Southern Baptist Hospital 1977 to 1991
- Director of the Pastoral Department 
of Notre Dame Seminary and Professor of  Pastoral Theology 1973 to 1977
- Pastoral Associate of Our Lady of 
Divine Providence Church 1969 to 1973 

  • Past President of the Louisiana Association for Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Recipient of Distinguished Service Award from the Louisiana Association for Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Workshop Presenter: Inviting New Images of Marriage in Marital Therapy
  • Past Member of the Board of Directors of the CG Jung Society of New Orleans and lecturer: "The New Dance: Emergence and Convergence of Feminine and Masculine Energies" and "The Sacred Circle"
  • Co-facilitator and Elder of 15 New Orleans Mens Center retreats
  • Past Member of the Professional Concerns Committee of the American Association of Pastoral Counselors, Southwest Region
  • Co-creator of "Finding Your Way back Home - the Place that Storms can't Destroy", a recovery workshop for Hurricane survivors
  • Seminar Presentor: "How Mindfulness of Attachment and Attunement Facilitates Therapeutic Healing"





James H. O'Neill, LPC 
*2812 Lexington Drive
1-504-427-8023 (cellphone)