James M. Claiborn PhD

About me

I am a psychologist licensed in CA, DE, ME, NH, NY, and VT. I provide services only via telehealth  in states where I have a license and Florida. My work focuses on OCD and related disorders including BDD, BFRBs and Tic disorders. I provide CBT including ERP, Habit Reversal and CBIT.

Training & experience

I have a PhD in Counseling Psychology and was first licensed in 1980. I am a Diplomate of the American Board of Professional Psychology in Counseling Psychology,  I am a Diplomate and Founding Fellow of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy. I am a member of the Scientific and Clinical Advisory Board of the IOCDF.  My training includes BTI  training in OCD, Tic Disorders and BFRB treatment. I have presented at IOCDF and other conferences on treating OCD and related disorders and other related topics.

Obsessions treated

  • Contamination
  • Checking
  • Somatic
  • Sexual Orientation
  • Existentialism
  • Paedophilia
  • False Memory
  • Magical Thinking
  • Symmetry
  • Religious
  • Harm
  • Maternal/Perinatal
  • Suicide
  • Health Anxiety
  • Retroactive Jealousy


$150/ per session, Most insurance accepted

Work address

205 Ocean Avenue,Back Cove,Portland,ME,04103

Types of session
  • Online/Phone
Phone number
Clients you treat
  • Young people
  • Adults
  • Older adults
  • English
Work hours

95-5 M-TH 9-4 Fri

Therapy approaches
  • Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT)
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Behavioural therapy
  • Cognitive therapy