Ratings for Dr. James T. SHAFER
Dr. Shafer is an amazing therapist. He has helped me so much in overcoming many various obstacles, including anxiety and depression, along with specific ongoing life difficulties. He is great at integrating education, support, homework assignments, hypnotherapy (only if that is your cup of tea, of course), and many other techniques that he personalizes towards you and your individual needs. You will definitely learn a lot when you see him, and it will be up to you to remember it, apply it, and read those books he suggests! He has said a thing or two to me in sessions that will stay with me for life, and I would not be surprised if his other patients do too. I recommend him to everyone, he is such a positive and caring doctor.
Dr. Shafer has helped me tremendously over the past few months of working with him. I was nervous about seeking treatment for my anxiety and depression but Dr. Shafer immediately made me feel comfortable. He's so easy to talk to and he really does care about his patients.
I had a generally positive experience with Dr. Shafer. He was engaged and open. I think the one thing I would have preferred more of was a clear sense of a treatment plan. Instead, he seemed to want to let me come in and talk each time starting from scratch.
I never believed therapy can be effective until I met Dr.Shafer. He is a very compassionate and a responsible doctor who keenly listens to his patients. He very quickly understands the plight of his patients and comes with workable solutions which have helped me a great deal. One of the very best therapists and I will be ever greatful to him for the help he rendered through his solutions.
My life is better and richer than I could have ever imagined, and it’s due to the professional help and guidance of Dr. Shafer. He helped me unlock the tools within myself to get my life to where it is today…and I love my life. Every day I wake up, I’m hopeful and excited. It is a great feeling and I finally have a deep internal peace.
Dr. Shafer is an excellent listener, very compassionate and sympathetic person. He thinks"outside the box" when it comes to finding the ways to help his patients, carefully approaches his patients and makes them very comfortable. Excellent doctor!
Dr. Shafer is one of the most genuine and caring individuals I have met. He works in partnership with his patients, and listens with intent to absorb not only the patient's words, but also the unstated feelings behind what is being said. He is available at anytime, and encourages you to speak your mind. I have seen him for 2+ years through death of family members, job loss, and general challenges. Through it all, I never felt alone and always felt supported and safe. I have referred many people to Dr. Shafer, each of whom has found him as described. Dr. Shafer not only loves what he does, but truly cares and works to make the patient's life better.
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