Jim P. Moutinho is a National Board Certified Counselor (NCC), Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Certified Addiction Counselor (CAC), Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor (AADC), Internationally Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor (ICAADC) and Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LADC) and Founder/Director of Advanced Treatment Solutions, LLC.
Bachelors of Arts: University of Hartford. Psychology Major. Psy Chi Honors Society.
Masters of Science: Central Connecticut State University. Master degree in Mental Health Counseling.
Certified Group Therapist, National Drug Abuse Treatment Clinical Trials Network (NIDA)
- CBT for PTSD individualized therapist and site coordinator, Dartmouth College, Dr. Mark McGovern
- Clinical Instructor for Department of Psychiatry School of Medicine, UCONN School of Medicine
Over 20 years of experience in substance abuse co-occurring treatment dealing with issues such as addiction, mental health issues, relationship issues, PTSD, and men's issues.
Jim is a native of the Hartford area . He utilizes a person-centered strength based approach using stages of change and CBT. He has over 20 years experience in medication assisted treatment (MAT) with 9 years as Clinic Director of one of the largest medication assisted treatment organizations in Connecticut. He is well-rounded in providing Clinical Supervision in preparation for the CAC, LADC and LPC examinations. He is adept in achieving successful quality improvement standards adherence for medication assisted treatment for CARF, DPH, DMHAS and the DEA.
Jim believes that individual and group therapy should be energetic, focused and goal oriented. He is a dynamic group facilitator with experience leading groups including: stages of change, TARGET (PTSD), men’s group, relapse prevention, Anger Management, and psycho educational groups. He has extensive experience with treating addiction, depression, anxiety, relationship issues and trauma.
Jim is a captivating presenter and speaker on Medication Assisted Treatment including Medication Assisted Treatment and Pregnancy to community providers, hospitals, colleges and public school systems. He is available for presentations and can be emailed at Jim@advancedtreatmentsolutions.net
Jim is also an accomplished musician and volunteers his talents for the Relay for Life of West Hartford, West Hartford Fire Department MDA fundraiser, and Gabriela's Scoop Night for the Connecticut Children’s Medical Center.