Jim joined the faculty of MSPP in 2005 as a half-time core faculty member providing weekly individual supervision for practicum students who did not have doctoral-level licensed psychologists available on their sites and teaching the Psychodynamic Theory and Therapy course. Beginning in the fall 2007, he moved to full-time core faculty status and became the Director of Internship and Advanced Practicum Training, a position in which he served for four years. Currently, he is an Associate Director of Training working primarily in the area of practicum training. He continues to teach Psychodynamic Theory and Therapy as well as the Consultation and Supervision course. Jim has an MA in Theology from Fuller Theological Seminary, where he also earned his PhD in Clinical Psychology in 1995. After graduating, he worked at the Anoka–Metro Regional Treatment Center (AMRTC), a large state psychiatric facility, where he provided supervision for students, interns, and staff members in the disciplines of psychology, psychiatry, social work, and nursing. He served as the Director of Student Training and the Internship Program in Psychology at AMRTC and worked as the Clinical Director of two innovative Community Unit programs. After leaving AMRTC in 2002, Jim worked as a psychologist at Hamm Clinic, a non-profit community mental health clinic, which focuses on providing quality mental health services to diverse and underserved populations. In this position he provided direct mental health services to primarily adult clients and provided education, training, and supervision to interns, post-graduate fellows, and community professionals through the clinic’s education and training program. While at Hamm Clinic he was the Research Clinical Coordinator and developed a psychotherapy group for parents of infants and young children.