James McCormack is a Marriage and Family Therapist and a registered hypnotherapist who specializes in individual, couple, and family counseling and maintains a private practice in Bremerton, Washington.

Since 1986, James has been a lifelong student of relational and life stress and the effects it can have on the mind and the body. He is a retired US Navy Chief Petty Officer with 20 years of service operating in a diverse human resources environment; where he provided career, financial, performance, and motivational counseling to our Nation’s finest.

James works from an integrative framework. This framework unites family systems therapy (relational-present), psychodynamic therapy (relational-past), cognitive behavioral therapy (individual-present), along with communication techniques so that your concerns can be most effectively addressed.

Formal Education, Training, & Certifications:

  • Matriculated in a Marriage and Family Therapy Graduate Program, Northcentral University
  • Bachelor of Arts in History, Charter Oak State College
  • Diploma in Hypnotherapy; Hypnosis Motivation Institute
  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, Thomas Edison State University
  • Associate in Applied Science, Administration; Thomas Edison State University
  • Neuro-Linguistic-Programming Practitioner Certification, Association Integrative Psychology
  • Master Hypnotist Certification, Hypnotherapist Union 472
  • Delta Kappa Honor Society, Northcentral University

Legal Certifications and Licenses:

  • State of Washington Certified Counselor Certification CL60530579
  • State of Washington Registered Hypnotherapist HP60464333
  • State of Washington Business License #603-396-084
  • City of Bremerton Business License #31626
  • National Provider Identifier #1295254092

Professional Activities, Memberships, and Profiles:

  • Washington State Professional Counselors Association
  • Hypnotherapist’s Union Local 472
  • American Hypnosis Association: view profile
  • Psychology Today: view profile
  • TherapyTribe: view profile


  • Marriage and Family Therapist-Intern in Private Practice (2018); Supervisor Linda Hanby, LMFT
  • Certified Counselor in Private Practice (2016)
  • Navy Chief Petty Officer/Personnel Resources Manager (2010-2012)
  • Navy Hospital Bremerton Financial Literacy Program Coordinator (2010-2012)
  • Human Resources Personnel Manager/Financial Disbursing Manager, US Navy (2007-2009)
  • Financial Counselor, US Navy (2001-2012)
  • Adjunct Career Counselor, US Navy (1998-2012)