not your average care

James L.  Coles, LCSW

Clinical Social Worker

Office Address:
142 Bidwell Parkway

Buffalo, NY 14222
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Phone: 716-472-5962
Fax: n/a
Accepting new clients.


Education and Additional Certifications/Training:
B.S. Sociology SUNY at Buffalo, 1966 Master of Social Work, SUNY at Buffalo, 1974

Professional Affiliations:
National Association of Social Workers

Areas of Special Interest:
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Attention Deficit Disorder
  • Children of Divorce / Step Family Issues
  • Couple / Marital Therapy
  • Depression
  • Family Therapy
  • Gambling
  • Oppositional / Defiant Adolescents
  • Personality Disorders
  • Play Therapy
  • Sexual Abuse Survivors
  • Substance Abuse Recovery

Age Group Served: Adults Adolescents and Children

CIinical Orientation:
  • Behavior Therapy
  • Family Systems Therapy
  • Interpersonal Therapy

Insurance:
Please contact office for current information

Additional Info:
James L. Coles has over thirty years of clinical experience in children's services, in substance abuse treatment and adult psychotherapy. He has been in Private Practice since 1981. Mr. Coles has advanced training in Family Therapy and Play Therapy. He especially enjoys working with a range of families and couples. He has worked with individuals experiencing a variety of life stage problems as well as individuals and couples recovering from addictions. Because of his wide experience, he has helped families who are dealing with a vast range of presenting problems, whether originating with a child or the adults. Mr. Coles has provided training and supervision to professionals and to community organizations.