James Chitty, LCSW Psychoanalyst.

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  • LCSW, Psychoanalyst.
  • 189 Elm Street, 3rd Floor, Westfield, New Jersey, 07090
  • Phone: 908-232-1115 or 908-768-5595
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  • This member is also available for online counseling.
  • Online-counseling methods: Phone, Webcam

     Mr. James Chitty received his Masters of Social Work from New York University's highly respected clinical program in 1992.  From 1994-1998 he trained at the National Institute for the Psychotherapies, one of the most renowned psychoanalytic institutes in the world.  He successfully completed the rigorous full-time psychoanalytic training program and received his Certificate in Psychoanalysis in 1998.  This advanced training provides the clinical fluency necessary to successfully treat a wide range of problems people confront in their lives.  Mr Chitty's work career began in 1986 working for the United States Peace Corps in Sierra Leone, West Africa. Upon his return to the United States in 1988 Mr. Chitty began working for various organizations refining his clinical skills focusing upon substance abuse, mood disorders, trauma, loss and learning disabilities. Mr Chitty opened his private practice in 1998 for adults and adolescents in Westfield, N.J. and New York City. In 2010 Mr. Chitty developed Ascent Counseling Services, LLC and expanded his individual practice to include recovery groups for adolescent and adult substance abusers and their families.  Ascent's substance abuse recovery services are a progressive alternative to the traditional institutional rehabilitative services that are generally offered by most treatment centers.        Mr. Chitty is married with two children and resides in New Jersey.  He has been active in the Matt Talbot men's retreat movement since 1990 and helped developed this group by serving as group secretary.  Mr. Chitty enjoys spending time with his family and participates in numerous athletic activities.  He is a long-time practitioner of Tae Kwon Do and he possesses a second degree black belt obtained from Master Vincent Chun's Tae Kwon Do Academy.   Mr. Chitty believes in living life to the fullest.  

James Chitty Reaches

Westfield NJ