James J. Ryan

Serving All of N. Illinois
& S. Wisconsin

James J. Ryan, MSW has provided personal counseling and comprehensive clinical hypnosis services in Rockford, IL for over 40 years. He is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and has been certified for Clinical Incident and Stress Management by Jeffery T. Mitchell, PhD. He has been a professor at the University of Illinois and Rockford College. Mr. Ryan has worked as a mental health disaster worker for the American Red Cross in a variety of crisis settings including 9/11 (2001), Hurricane Katrina (2005) and the N.I.U. shooting incident (2008).

Specialities and Professional Memberships

Mr. Ryan offers a wide variety of treatments, including relationship difficulties, fears, phobias, traumas, medical and stress disorders. Some of his specialities include smoking cessation, stress management, pain management, thought field therapy, emotional freedom therapy, EMDR and clinical hypnosis. He is a member of the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation, The National Association of Social Workers, a board certified Diplomate in Clinical Social Work, and a clinical member of the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis.

Colleagues' Comments

"James J. Ryan, MSW is one of the best established behavioral clinicians in Rockford. He has been in practice for more than 30 years, and he has a well-deserved reputation as an excellent therapist and hypnotist. He is very experienced in treating pain, especially back and abdominal pain with hypnosis. Many have benefited from his help." – J. Geoffrey Magnus, MSW, LCSW - University Psychiatric Services, University of Illinois College of Medicine, Rockford IL

"James Ryan, MSW is an excellent clinician working with a broad spectrum of patients. He has highly developed and effective skills with a special focus on short-term therapy techniques." – M. Carl Aagesen, Psychiatrist

"Mr. Ryan keeps very current in his clinical knowledge and skills. He constantly seeks to improve his clinical knowledge." – John Jackson, PHD, Psychologist

"James Ryan, MSW is an excellent therapist who is well known in this community - great reputation." – Ann Zuba, MSW, LCSW, Clinical Social Worker

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