Zanker Counseling Services
(ZCS) (zcs-zmt) (ZMT)
James August Zanker, MA, LPC, NCC, LCAS, CSOTS
Mental Health, Substance Abuse & Addictions Counseling
The Cotton Exchange Executive Suites (Free Parking)
321 North Front Street, Suite 214
Wilmington, North Carolina 28401-3908
Phone: (910)791-4478 Fax: (1-888) 790-8208
“HERE TO HELP; LET’S TALK IT OUT”. TM
INTRODUCTION:I AM, “HERE TO HELP; LET’S TALK THIS OUT”. –James August Zanker
ITEMS LISTED BELOW ARE RELATED TO ZCSZMT, AND CAN GIVE YOU A DEEPER UNDERSTANDING OF THE WIDE THERAPEUTIC UMBRELLA THAT JAMES AUGUST ZANKER HAS CREATED TO HELP YOU:
Hello, my name is James August Zanker (JAZ); the Owner and Clinical Director of Zanker Counseling. You can see me listed and featured in YouTube Channel zankermusicartszmt; WWAYTV-3 (which is an NBC TV Affiliate). Psychology Today; Medovin; I have provided links below, that can serve to augment and shed understanding on the different aspects of the Services that I Provide.
Call James at (910)791-4478 with your questions.
Call James at (910)791-4478 with your questions.
COMFORTABLE, WELCOMING SURROUNDINGS IN COUNSELING OFFICE, AND SPACIOUS GROUP ROOM AT ZANKER COUNSELING SERVICES:
Patients coming in for Counseling / Therapy, or Groups, at Zanker Counseling Services are helped to feel comfortable from the start, whether there for the first time, or for follow-up visits. A subdued lighting setting puts those at ease that enter. Tensions are eased out of you, as you talk out what has been bothering you, and subjects surrounding the matter. Meaning is Sought, And Found during the sessions, and New Perspectives Are Realized. Visions Of Better Pathways are set and Actionable Steps Are Created To Assist You, The Patient With Achieving Your Newly Defined Goals. Call James at (910)791-4478 with your questions.
NORTH CAROLINA COUNTIES SERVED IN SOUTH-EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA AT ZANKER COUNSELING SERVICES:
The Counties in South-Eastern North Carolina that generally are covered by ZCS-ZMT, are New Hanover County, NC; Brunswick County, NC ; Pender County, NC; Columbus County, NC; Duplin County, NC; however, if you can get to me, we can have sessions! (By the way…WilmingtonDowntown.com is a good source for seeing what is happening and available to you in Historic Downtown Wilmington, NC.) As mentioned on my three websites, zankercounselingservices.com; zankermusicartstherapy.com; and jamesaugustzanker.com, there is a Beautiful Wilmington Downtown Riverwalk, for you to enjoy, just outside the Historic Cotton Exchange, where my office is located.) Call James at (910)791-4478 with your questions.
GREAT THINGS ABOUT ZANKER COUNSELING SERVICES AND MUSIC ARTS:
ZCS –ZMT will help you Learn More About Yourself. You will finally be able to Get Over those Bad Memories of yours. You will be expertly shown how you can Control Your Disturbing Thoughts with Proven Psychological Techniques and Tools. With help from the Full Spectrum Of Services You Have Available To You Through Zanker Counseling Services and Music Arts Therapy, you can and will Learn To Be Your Own Best Friend, and HEAL!. It is time now that you Heal Your Relationships. It is a perfect chance for you now to Find A New You! You will finally be able to Stop Your Stagnation, and Procrastination! Your Newly-Found Discipline and Personal Power will be your answer to Putting An End To Your Boredom. You will be able to Start Living! This is the Best Opportunity that you have ever had to Get Over Your Addictions! Call James at (910)791-4478 with your questions.
LICENSED CARE IN MANY AREAS OF EXPERTISE, TO SERVE YOUR MENTAL HEALTH PROBLEMS, SUBSTANCE ABUSE PROBLEMS, AND POSSIBLE ADDICTIONS YOU MAY HAVE. (OF COURSE, MANY SIMPLY WISH TO ADDRESS THEIR BAD HABITS, ANXIETY, OR DEPRESSION THAT IS CREATING PROBLEMS, FOR THEM, IN A SAFE, CONFIDENTIAL ENVIRONMENT. I CALL THIS, “MAINTENANCE THERAPY”):
If you are worried that the handling of your problems are beginning to become more than you can keep together, I offer Mental Health Sessions to sort out areas in your life that are generating Angst for you. Often, unaddressed Mental Health Issues fester, when simply not talked about to a Professional Counselor, such as myself. I can help you with any problem of yours, whether Minor To Severe. I have an Excellent Treatment Record of assisting those with Substance Abuse Issues, no matter the length of the time spent in the Addictions-World. The Addictions Counseling I offer is known for its Unique Style, Warmth, and Accepting Approach. I have relationships with various Local M.D. Doctors, and Psychiatrists to give you the best chance you could possibly have of receiving 100% Healing, Psychological Care, in treating the Entire You. Call James at (910)791-4478 with your questions.
HOW MUSIC ARTS, AND PLAY THERAPY ARE INCORPORATED INTO SESSIONS AT ZANKER COUNSELING SERVICES TO PROVIDE A VEHICLE FOR YOUR FINDING MEANING, AND YOUR FINDING PURPOSE IN YOUR LIFE:
As it is stated in my YouTube Channel, “ZMT endorses the cultivation of the positive talents and qualities of each individual, no matter what form or function they may be in”. The use of Music/ Arts to treat Patients, has a way of treating, real and troublesome behaviors in us: The same common issues that are seen in us, that can be treated with the learning of Coping Skills; Confidence Issues; Confidence Building; Anger Management, etc., can be Effectively Treated With Mr. Zanker’s Eclectic Methods of MUSIC ARTS, AND PLAY THERAPY. Call James at (910)791-4478 with your questions.
FORENSICS; SEXUAL OFFENSES; DSS; PROBATION AND PAROLE; HELP WITH DRUG COURT COMPLETION:
Whether the individual needing Zanker PsychoTherapy is in a situation that is involved with Sexual Offenses, or other Various Forms Of Sexual Problems, I offer Assistance. If Families or Individuals need Guidance with the Psychological Treatment And Negotiations required through DSS; DSS Child; Child Protective Services; Juvenile Court; Drug Court; or DSS-Adult; Zanker Counseling Services Is There. James can be a Valuable Resource For You With Help In Satisfying Requirements Of Drug Court that you, or a Loved-One may have. I have Successfully Assisted many Patients who have had the need of successfully completing their term with Probation and Parole. I have interacted with authorities to expedite individuals involved with Drug Court. Zanker Counseling Services is known to be very responsive to help Patients that are seeking to get through the many steps entailed in All Environments. Call James at (910)791-4478 with your questions.
ZANKER COUNSELING SERVICES- AREAS OF SUCCESS, AND “SPECIALTIES”:
I have been told in various ways that I have great Success in ALL OF THE AREAS IN WHICH I PRACTICE. I enjoy ALL OF MY WORK. Individuals typically come in for treatment when they are Suffering With Anxiety and Depression. Other long lists of Problems that arise in the Population, whether in the Spectrum of Minor To Severe Mental Health Issues, Mental Maintenance, are the need of Patients to develop better Coping Strategies and Anger Management Skills. Many have difficulty with Lack Of Focus, Scattered Thoughts, and Loss Of Productivity, and thus find themselves AT RISK OF ENCOUNTERING DEEPER PROBLEMS, IF THEY ARE NOT SEEN PROFESSIONALLY. I have been very successful in assisting Troubled Youths, Juveniles, and Young Adults. Because it is SO IMPORTANT, several times a year I do a Music-Arts Therapy Program at the local Juvenile Center, and Area Schools. This is highlighted in different locations amongst my websites. I treat in a “Holistic Manner”, meaning that I Treat the Entire Person. If possible, I also treat the Entire Family Unit, or Living Situation. People seeking assistance with Loss Of Loved Ones Or Pets find it very soothing to see me, to better handle the Grief that they might be going through. Couples love to be treated in the Warm Surrounding Of Zanker Counseling Services, for my Non-Intrusive Approach. Seeing me for Therapy, instead of letting problems develop, have reduced the chances of Couples Divorcing, and Families Splitting Up. The Many Powerful Areas Of Relationship Building are taught and Role Played in session, to the Great Benefit Of My Patients. I offer Job Coaching, Life Coaching, and Career Counseling to Individuals that once thought Career Advancement was never going to happen for them. I love helping my Patients with the Ubiquitous Elements Of Confidence Building, Self-Esteem, and Self-Doubt that we all Suffer And Struggle With. Whatever the problem that You are faced with, I can help! Be it Individual Problems, Family Unit Distress, Trauma And Danger Imposing On You….Whatever Is The Current, Pressing Issue For You, give me a call, and GET HELP! It Is Easy At Zanker Counseling Services And Music-Arts Therapy To Get The Answers You Are Looking For!!! You Can Begin your New Life Here! Life Enrichment For You Is A Step Away! I Seamlessly Add The Incorporation Of MUSIC ARTS, LIFE APPRECIATION, AND MOTIVATION into my all of my sessions, if the Particular Patient is ready and willing to engage in such methods. Call James at (910)791-4478 with your questions.
THE CYCLE OF LIFE: GRIEF AND LOSS; BECOME FULFILLED; BE YOUR OWN BEST FRIEND; BE AT PEACE, EVEN IN DIFFICULT TIMES!!!
It is the cycle of life. We know it, but yet find ourselves unprepared for what we bear during the time of Grief From Loss Of A Loved One. Zanker Counseling Services can help you gain for the first time, or regain a Sense Of Reality. You can Establish Meaning Again In Your Life that you once possibly had. You will be able to Find Your Life and Energy that may have been sapped when your Cherished Pet passed on. Have you been suffering the HeartAche from losing A Lost Love of yours? Are you living in the past, and cannot seem to get over A Love That Once Was in your life? Loss is Relative in a person’s life, in that the circumstances and level of impact and disruption that can occur are often seemingly independent of the circumstances. James understands that Your Loss Is Real, Deep, And Hurting To You. Help Is Here. If you find yourself in this state of Thinking Too Much In The Past, Zanker Counseling Services can help you to stop your Stagnating, and Gently Give You Psychological Tools and Techniques to lift you out of your place in life, and BACK INTO LIVING AGAIN!; Call James at
(910)791-4478 with your questions.
GETTING OLDER AND NEEDING TO ADAPT? JUST WANT TO TALK AND BE HEARD AS TO THE STRESSES THAT YOU ARE FEELING IN THIS CHANGING WORLD?:
If your desire is to better adapt to and respond to Life’s Changes & Challenges that you have been dealt, zankercounselingservices and zankermusicartstherapy can surely help you. I have much experience in helping the Middle-Aged, Newly Retired, and Elderly, regain their purpose and BEGIN LIVING AGAIN! Call James at (910)791-4478 with your questions.
TREATING DEPRESSION AND FEELINGS OF WORTHLESSNESS, THE NATURAL WAY, THROUGH ZANKER TALK-THERAPY:
Some are in the search to Get Their Lives Functioning In The Next Level; Feeling Fulfillment; Feeling Loved; Learning To Love Unconditionally, etc,. Some are in need of the IMMEDIATE Reduction In The Severity Of Their Depression. As you may well know, often Unresolved Depression Issues that have been left to fester, can easily lead to Anger issues that can be resolved and aided with Anger Management. You can start feeling better, emotionally, and often WITHOUT THE NEED FOR PSYCHOTROPICS. Call James at (910)791-4478 with your questions. See what Potential You Have That Is Not Being Tapped Into!!!
SAVE YOURSELF, OR A LOVED ONE IN DESPERATE NEED:
I am an excellent source to help you, or a loved one confront and address Suicidal Ideations, and Ideations of Self Harm. I am a Valuable Resource To Go To, if you, or someone you know, is having thoughts of Committing Suicide or Homocide, I practice Holistic, Psychological Healing, that can aid your healing in the areas of Physical Abuse; Emotional Abuse; Sexual Abuse; Mental Abuse; Psychological Abuse, that can lead to horrible Life Repercussions, if left untreated. Call James at (910)791-4478 with your questions.
RELATIONSHIP/FAMILY HEALING THROUGH PROFESSIONAL, CARING AND UNDERSTANDING TREATMENT:
I offer Couples Counseling, and Relationship Counseling at ZCS-ZMT. You can see the successful resolution to your Relationship & Family Problems, by making an appointment with Mr. Zanker. Simply call James at
(910)791-4478 with your questions.
CAREER CHOICES; PRACTICAL CAREER COUNSELING; TAP INTO YOUR POTENTIAL!!!:
Needing to Get Rid Of Your Bad Grades? Want To Correct Your Own Poor School Habits? Are School Problems Or School Troubles Occurring to you, a loved one, or perhaps, Your Own Child? Are you attempting to clear up Sanctions Against You, Or Your Child, at school? Zanker Counseling Services and Music Arts Therapy Can Help!!! Are you Stalling In Your Career, or having trouble Charting A Career at all? I have worked successfully for years as a Job Coach and Life Coach, and have access to Pathways You Might Have Not Even Considered. This experience and training I have developed in these important areas can be yours, by making an appointment with me. It starts with a mere phone call. Simply call James at (910)791-4478 with your questions.
NOTE TO PARENTS AND GUARDIANS: HELP IS HERE!!!…..THE TIME IS NOW!!!!:
Parents & Guardians that are At Wits End, love Zanker Counseling Services. Often, a child under their care is having difficulty with school, making friends, bullying, getting good grades, graduating, Career Choices, Career Guidance, and find that through the avenue of Zanker Music Arts Therapy, find the Sense Of Self and Inner Locus Of Control that is needed to make Positive Change in their lives, and can Gain A Foothold. Call James at
(910)791-4478 with your questions.
DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT OF DISORDERS, CO-DEPENDENCY, ETC:
Mr. Zanker has Licenses in Mental Health and Substance Abuse/Addictions Counseling. With that comes the ability and training to Diagnose for you, with actual Psychological Mental Disorders that you may be presenting with. Some of the more common examples of these diagnosis might be: Attention Deficit Disorder; Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD Disorder); ADD Disorder; Acute Stress Disorder; Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, (PTSD); BiPolar Disorder; Borderline Personality Disorder, etc. Are you fearful that something is Drastically Wrong With You? It may not be that bad at all!!! Don’t Waste Time In Fear!!! Call James at
(910)791-4478 with your questions.
EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS (EAP’S) UTILIZE ZANKER COUNSELING SERVICES:
If you have an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) at your place of work, chances are you could see me through that valuable service, supplied by your contributions to your place of Employment, or that of a family member of yours. Call James at (910)791-4478 with your questions of Eligibility.
EXCELLENT INSURANCE COMPANY IN-NETWORK and OUT-OF NETWORK ALLIANCES:
Cash and Checks are welcome for Self-Pay Patients. Some of the ACCEPTED INSURANCE PLANS that you will find In-Network at ZCS are: BlueCross BlueShield; United Behavioral HealthCare, UHC, OptumHealth; TRICARE; Aetna; Medicaid; HealthChoice. I also accept Major Credit & Debit Cards, VISA, MASTERCARD, DISCOVER, AMERICAN EXPRESS, Through ZCS PayPal. Again, however, Cash and Checks are welcome for Self-Pay Patients. Call James at (910)791-4478 with your questions of Eligibility.
SOCIAL NETWORKS UTILIZED:
Various ways that the public can see me listed, online is on/through: FaceBook; Linked-In; Google + ;
www.Psychology Today.com; www.American Counseling Association.com (ACA);
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I have had listings online in News Publications, Television Highlights, and in Search Engine Listings such as as A+ Zanker Counseling Services. Zanker; James August Zanker; Art; Fine Art; Folk Art; Music; Therapeutic; etc.. Yes, I am getting more and more Visible Online, BUT I AM LOOKING FOR PHONE CALLS, FROM PEOPLE NEEDING HELP, AND THOSE IN NEED! Call James at (910)791-4478 with your questions.
SPORTS PSYCHOLOGY; REHABILITATION PSYCHOLOGY; MENTAL HEALING FOR YOU, WHETHER SPORTS-RELATED INJURIES, OR OTHER ACCIDENTAL SOURCE INJURIES:
I provide Sports Psychology; to those of you that are Serious Sports Fanatics. I am an Excellent Source To Utilize For The Psychology Of Your Healing, FROM ANY CAUSE. Help Is Here, to get to the Source Of Your Fears, or Mental Blocks. My Experience is Extensive in helping those; Playing Sports as a Hobby, For The Thrill Of Competition, Personal Self-Betterment, Increasing Official Amateur Status, or Gaining Professional Earnings. Whether you Coach, Train For, or are Seriously Involved As A Fan Of Your Favorite Team/s, I practice Sports Psychology, to assist you. There have been, and continue to be, Many Incredible Success Stories coming out of Zanker Counseling Services and Zanker Music Arts Therapy Programs, concerning Individuals Overcoming Their Own Personal Sports-Related Struggles. Let me help you in your own Unique World of Sports-Related Challenges. Call James at (910)791-4478 with your questions.
ASSISTANCE WITH PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY, “COUNSELING IN CONJUCTION WITH YOUR DOCTOR’S TREATMENT PLANS”:
I conduct Mental Health and Substance Abuse Psychological Diagnosis. I am Licensed in both categories. My LCAS License qualifies me to write Psychological Assessments for your admission to Outpatient Medical Treatment Facilities that could treat you for Opiate or Alcohol Use Disorders. Zanker Counseling Services provides Psychological Support to those that are being prescribed PsychoPharmaceuticals (PsychoPharmacoogy). Another Valued Service that Zanker Counseling Services offers in Collaboration with local Doctors and Psychiatrists, is providing Recovery Groups and Individual Recovery Sessions for them, or on a private basis. These Customized Meetings satisfy Monthly Recovery Maintenance Sessions, for those that require them, as a result of the State Requirements for those In Recovery. Such Meetings are specifically designed for those receiving medicines such as Suboxone, Subutex, Vivitrol, etc., so that they complete their “Groups” with such Qualified Professionals as myself. If you choose to Learn Of, Role-Play, and Practice Valuable Recovery Tools, while being Assisted in Recovery Maintenance Counseling, while overcoming your Substance or Alcohol Use Disorder, I am your Outpatient Provider. I am well known for my 24 Hour Counseling/Therapy Support Via Texting, for you. I am loved for my Incredible Flexible Office Hours for you. I KNOW THAT MANY OF YOU ARE WORKING, SO AFTER-HOUR-OFFICE APPOINTMENTS ARE AVAILABLE TO YOU. WEEKEND SESSIONS ARE POSSIBLE, ALL SO YOU DO NOT HAVE TO LOSE TIME AT WORK! Is that cool, or what? Call James at (910)791-4478 with your questions.
OBTAIN SOBRIETY AND CHART NEW, EXCITING PATHS:
Learn to Find Yourself and SOBRIETY THROUGH NATURAL MEANS, without the need for Psychopharmacology, where possible. This may be for you. FIND SOBRIETY THE NATURAL WAY, THROUGH ZANKER COUNSELING SERVICES AND ZANKER MUSIC ARTS THERAPY. Statistics are increasingly showing that SOBRIETY IS POSSIBLE, with the Right Support, such as is offered at Zanker Counseling Services. Call James at (910)791-4478 with your questions.
PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSESSMENTS AND RECOVERY MAINTENANCE SESSIONS AND GROUPS OFFERED HERE TO FULFILL YOUR OPIATE OR ALCOHOL BLOCKER PROGRAM’S REQUIREMENTS:
I work with Doctors and Psychiatrists, that are providing Opiate and Alcohol Blockers, such as Suboxone; Vivitrol; Subutex; which are Prescribed at Outpatient Clinics COASTALMD’S, in Wilmington, NC. http://www.coastalmds.com/ . They treat Addictions to Opiates, such as Heroin and OxyContin. They also assist Alcoholics with Rx’s to help them with Alcohol Addiction. Zanker Counseling Services can help Patients with Natural, Holistic Methods of Psychological Treatment to combat the draw they might have created for themselves to treat Anxiety Problems with Drugs in the Benzodiazepine (BZP) Class such as Xanax. Call James at (910)791-4478 with your questions.
AFTERCARE OFFERED HERE FROM HOSPITALS AND TREATMENT CENTERS:
Zanker Counseling Services receives referrals for Outpatient AfterCare Sessions from New Hanover Regional Medical Center (NHRMC) the Cape Fear Community Hospital, and Various Inpatient Treatment Centers for Substance Abuse, in New Hanover and Surrounding Counties. Call James at (910)791-4478 with your questions.
SPIRITUAL GUIDANCE BUILT INTO SESSIONS, IF YOU DESIRE. YOU CAN REDUCE YOUR NEED FOR VICES AND EVEN THE WORST OF ADDICTIONS! MIRACLES HAPPEN!:
I provide EXCELLENT Spiritual and Christian Counseling. I offer Spiritual Guidance to those seeking to Turn Over A New Leaf, and Start Fresh, Through Forgiveness. This can take the Therapeutic Form in various ways, such as from Music – Arts Appreciation, to, Adlerian Approaches to Individual Psychology, that I offer. Each Form used, has the intent of getting the Patient more in tune with themselves, and helping the individual See For Themselves, Where They Might Fit In The World and Creation. Life Is A Journey. Get On The Train.
I have seen a rise in Personal and Family Problems that have surfaced in and come in for Counseling, over the years. A big culprit in this unfortunate statistic, is an increase in Sex and Pornography Addictions that are rising in our populations. I Provide Treatment for Sexual Addictions and Help Create New Pathways where Energies Can Be Channeled Towards Productive Lifestyle Activities, instead of towards such Depredating and Damaging Bad Habits that can take over and ruin lives. New, Good Habits are shown in session, how they can be structured into a new lifestyle. Call James at (910)791-4478 with your questions.
12 STEP PROGRAMS ARE UTILIZED AND DISCUSSED AT ZANKER COUNSELING SERVICES:
Zanker Counseling Services is an Advocate of Alcoholics Anonymous (AA), Narcotics Anonymous (NA), and Celebrate Recovery. I Support And Incorporate such 12 Step Recovery Concepts and Methods in the therapy offered at ZCS. Call James at (910)791-4478 with your questions.
HELP FOR YOUR LONELINESS, FEAR OF SUCCESS, FEAR OF YOUR ADDICTION, FEAR OF SOCIAL SITUATIONS….FIND LICENSED SUPPORT, AT ZANKER COUNSELING SERVICES:
Questions For You: Do you FEEL LONELY? There are ways to treat this, available to you, through James, who is “Here To Help”. Do you WISH YOU WERE MORE SUCCESSFUL? The answers for you are a phone call away. Do you WISH YOU COULD GET OVER AN ADDICTION? If you have the desire to get clean, once and for all….PROVEN METHODS ARE A PHONE CALL AWAY, AT ZCS. Do you desire to OVERCOME YOUR FEAR OF CROWDS AND SOCIAL SITUATIONS? I have helped many with their own Fear Of Public Places (Agoraphobia). NEED SOMEONE TO LISTEN TO YOU WITHOUT JUDGEMENT? NEED A PROFESSIONAL SHOULDER TO “CRY ON”? NEED ANSWERS? Call James at (910)791-4478 with your questions.
LIFE IS DIFFICULT, BUT THE PSYCHOLOGICAL TOOLS PRACTICED AT ZCS-ZMT WILL BE PROVIDED TO YOU TO SUCCEED:
I assume that in your life, you have had your share of Struggles. This fact can either serve to hurt you, or help you, going forward, depending on your outlook, and “Filter”. This Concept is incredibly important, and one that will be introduced and reviewed for your specific needs during sessions with me. You will be in Excellent Care at Zanker Counseling Services, to treat you and your difficulties. A simple phone call to me will assist you in gaining more information surrounding the MANY AREAS OF EXPERTISE YOU WILL HAVE AVAILABLE TO YOU AT ZCS-ZMT. Through Zanker Counseling, Learn more about: Life Coaching; Help With Reducing Anxiety; Recovering From Trauma; Benefitting From The Therapeutic Effects Of Music Therapy; Discovering Art Therapy and the different styles and mediums available to you though Zanker Arts Therapy. With zankermusicartstherapy , you will find that you may use it as a Music-Arts Appreciation, whether your talents are visible now, or just beginning to blossom, patients can become more engaged and more Marvelled At Life, through an appreciation of the role that Music-Arts can have on them, and has had on Mankind, over the centuries. Zanker Counseling Services and Zanker Music Arts Therapy are a Valuable Resource for your Finding Meaning and Purpose; and in Overcoming Severe Trauma; or Trauma of any kind. If you are Suffering From Trauma or Stressful Angst, and are in desperate need of Stress Reduction, then simply call me. Call James at (910)791-4478 with your questions.
SITE VISITS POSSIBLE FROM ZANKER COUNSELING SERVICES, IF CRITERIA IS MET:
I offer Site Visits to those Patients meeting specific criteria and needing the Site Visit when a trip to my office is not possible. Often, with the Methods Of Therapy that I use, Patients can find Psychological Healing without the use of Rx Drugs. I am an excellent source to give it your best try at Sobriety with. I offer 24 hour Support to help you through difficult times. Many Patients find that they do indeed have the Personal Power to Achieve Their Goals, with the Proper Professional Help. That experience will be yours, too, as you too will find that deep inside, you too. With Therapy at ZCS, you will find that you do indeed have the Personal Power to Achieve Your Goals, and Achieve Fulfillment. Call James at (910)791-4478 with your questions.
VARIOUS ALTERNATIVE THERAPEUTIC HEALING ROUTES ARE WELCOMED TO SUPPLEMENT MENTAL HEALTH TREATMENT AND DAMAGING ADDICTIONS AT ZANKER COUNSELING SERVICES.
The various bad habits and vices that we can cultivate are laughed at on tv and in the movies as exciting routes of expression that we can take in life. The real implications of these are that the unrest and instability they can cause, can and often manifest themselves in negative ways, such as Marital Infidelity; Debilitating Pornography Addictions; Illogical and Unfortunate Kleptomania Patterns, and Life-Stealing Gambling Addictions.
Although my Psychological Techniques and Therapeutic Methods are tried and true, and can Yield Great Healing Results for you, I do understand that there are many Alternative Therapy Routes offered in our area, that are available to the public and that will often increase a Person’s Potential to possibly help Holistic – Psychological Healing to grow out from your Past and Current Traumatic and Disturbing Events. Call James at (910)791-4478 with your questions.
ZANKER COUNSELING SERVICES AND ZANKER MUSIC ARTS THERAPY OUTREACH:
For over 25 years, I have provided assistance to Troubled Youths in one form or another, either through Outreach to Juvenile Detention Centers up and down the East Coast. Many times, and often because of my continued exploration of alternative and progressive forms of music and art, I CAN “CONNECT TO” the YOUNG; STUDENTS AND TROUBLED YOUTH on a level that I have been told, is rare to see.
I will not be an aloof counselor to you, and one that cannot relate to your problems and needs. I have seen Strife and Pain. I am here to help you through your time of need, and get you through. I will give you tools and skills to get you to succeed at a new, Successful Path. Call James at (910)791-4478 with your questions.
ONGOING, INSPIRING STORIES AT ZANKER COUNSELING SERVICES:
Over the years, Many Incredible Success and Truly Inspiring Stories have come through Zanker Counseling Services and Zanker Music Arts Therapy Programs. I have Faith, and it is quite remarkable, looking through the eyes as a Faithful Man, the Positive Changes that I have seen in my Cotton Exchange Office, and that can be seen for you. With a little bit of Faith added into the mix of you PsychoTherapy, Quite Amazing Progress can result for you! Call James at (910)791-4478 with your questions.
HELPFUL COMMENTS FROM PAST PATIENTS: THE RESULTS ARE IN…..ZCS IS #1……ZCS IS A+!!!!!…..Some comments from ZCS ZMT supporters:
-James had endless patience with me…and when I came in with my partner…..we were never rushed….the extra length sessions were incredibly helpful to conquer my fears and create plans for me to START LIVING AGAIN!…..-Businesswoman
-“I had never been to a Counselor before, to help me with my Over-Sensitivity….Mr. Zanker knew what exact approach to get me to be less fearful, and to go at my future with more confidence.” -Student
-“I did not ever consider myself a Spiritual Person, but James helped me see that side of me, that I had been pushing down my entire life!” -Our Son and Daughter were always fighting…..they were getting worse every week….they were disrespectful, were making dangerous choices, and were apathetic about everything….they would not agree to see anyone, but spent a minute on phone with James in a brief consultation, looked at his websites, and agreed to start going to sessions…things are working out now….they were held accountable at ZCS to what simple assignments they were getting from James… it has helped both of them in so many ways…they are now able to be themselves, be happy kids, and not blindly succumb to the peer pressure that was trapping them……-Dad and BusinessMan -I had preferred Female Therapists, whenever I went in to clear some things up….I gladly say now, that James has opened up my thinking in so many ways, that I realize how closed-minded I had been!……-HouseMom/HomeMaker and Business Owner -Some Therapists seem to like to make me dependent on them for my own Emotional Support. James has quite the Opposite Approach, and is intent on getting his Patients as Stable and Independent as quickly and assuredly as can be done, by anyone. His really long sessions help me so much, to Relax, and to simply unload all that I have bothering me. He really cares about whom he treats. –Local Artist
-Our family was a mess. We called Zanker Counseling and were surprised to have The Owner, James, pick up the phone and give us a Free Phone Consultation. He has been equally as accessible since. We are Communicating much better now as a Group. We know now, do not sit on our problems. Help is a phone call away. As a Family Unit now, we have elevated to the next level. –Dad and Family Man -I was very pleased with how relaxed the times together with James were. I had forgotten who I was!!!… I reconnected with myself, and am not feeling guilty about HAVING FUN!….(..or “less guilty”…..still working on it)…..-A Self-Admitting, Work-A-Holic OverAchieving Dad that James helped. Call James at (910)791-4478 with your questions.
LIKE WHAT YOU SEE AT ZANKER COUNSELING SERVICES AND ZANKER MUSIC ARTS THERAPY?….KEEP TUNEDTO THE SHOPPING AREA, FOR PRODUCTS CREATED BY JAMES AUGUST ZANKER:
THE ZANKER Therapeutic Umbrella Art/Music is and will increasingly be offered on two or more websites: “Zanker Counseling Services (ZCS), UNDER “SHOP“…and even more is planned to be offered on the Website, “Zanker Music Arts Therapy (ZMT)“, again, UNDER “SHOP“….Thank you….-James August Zanker…. ZCS ZMT is planning to be offering SPECIAL LIMITED TIME OFFERS in the future, as various Therapeutically Themed Products will periodically be offered. Call James at (910)791-4478 with your questions.
HOLISTIC SUPPORT AT ZANKER COUNSELING SERVICES:
“ZCS Is Holistic”– I align myself with various other Treatment Modality Forms, and treat YOUR ENTIRE PERSON SIMULTANEOUSLY AS A WHOLE, and don’t simply isolate parts of your life. You are composed, like us all, to have Components of Physical, Mental, Spiritual, and Emotional parts. For our Well-Being to be maximized, we need to pay attention to all these parts of us, and to Cultivate the Health Of Our Psyche. EVERY EXPERIENCE IN YOUR LIFE IS TREATED WITH THE GREAT IMPORTANCE IT DESERVES. If you are hurting, I want to know where, how much, who is impacted, while seeking to create the best environment for you to heal within. I utilize Segments of The Holistic/Community Based Model, but also draw from the Medical Model and Disease Model to bring my Patients to a more, Fully Functioning, and Whole Living. I use a palette of Evidence-Based and Non-Evidence Based Methodologies and Practices to best serve you and bring out healing for you. Call James at (910)791-4478 with your questions.
IDEAOLOGY AND METHODOLOGY, UTILIZED BY ZANKER COUNSELING:
Although I utilize other Counseling Theories and Techniques, I also utilize Adlerian Counseling Components. Since it is not as well known to the Public, as other theories commonly known, listed here, are some points that you may find interesting and informative. I use an Integrative Approach to Counseling that welcomes what works to, “Right the ship again”, and then, “Straighten the vessel out and set the rudder, so as to give her direction again”.
It is important that you Get Help Through Counseling, whether you invest time in Adjunct or Alternative Methods of Healing, or utilize the Muli-Faceted Approaches that Zanker Counseling Services has to offer, that can Help You Heal and Feel Better. The biggest problem you may have today, can be solved effectively through the Multi-Faceted Approach of ZCS to help you. The knowledge that you gain will be a source of strength and inspiration to you that can be drawn on throughout your lifetime. HELP IS HERE FOR YOU, AT ZCS!!! I acknowledge the good points in the Disease and or Medical model, but maintain an Openness towards other forms of Common Wisdom. Zanker Counseling’s Use Of Psycho-Therapy, treats your underlying reasons for disruption and unrest in your life. You will feel better from countering the bad habits that may have manifested in your life, into various Maladaptive Ways. Call James at (910)791-4478 with your questions.
THE HEALING PURPOSE OF ZANKER MUSIC ARTS THERAPY:
-Zanker Music Arts Therapy helps you DISCOVER, and Tap Into Your Talents.
-ZCS-ZMT assists you in Developing an Increasing Self Awareness and Discipline by applying your more powerful and aware Sense Of Self, and Healthy Concentration Skills to methodically Cultivate Your Gifts.
-Mr. Zanker will help you Cultivate and Grow your Sense Of Self, to enable you to more Effectively Build More Positive Traits and Grow Into Who You Want To Become.
-James will strive his utmost to Increase Your Confidence To Become A Success. YOU WILL BE ABLE TO FIND THAT YOU HAVE MORE POWER THAN EVER THOUGHT POSSIBLE. You will be see that inside you exists the will to NEVER GIVE UP. You will discover the joy in setting goals and obtaining them, through a spirit that strives daily to work on your weaknesses to better yourself, and better your world. Call James at (910)791-4478 with your questions.
ZCS-ZMT HELPS YOUNGSTERS CORRRECT BAD TRENDS IN THEIR LIVES, AND ASSISTS THEY AND THEIR FAMILY TO UTILIZE PSYCHOLOGICAL TOOLS TO TURN THEMSELVES AROUND:
ZCS ZMT can help Your Younger, Loved-Ones in their: Stopping Bullying; Prevention and Stopping Interest In Gangs; Prevention and Stopping Interest in Drug Use; Preventing Impulsive and Promiscuous Behavior from taking over in your youngster’s life;
ZCS ZMT can Help Children “Find Themselves”, chart their own Positive Path, so they will be less likely to fall into the traps that might befall them, both in and out of school. With the help of ZCS ZMT, Children learn how their own Awareness Of Self can give them Power; Feeling Of Belongingness and Acceptance; Freedom; Survival Skills. They will learn to Be In Control Of Themselves, and learn to Derive Fun and Contentment From Their Formative Years. I assist Youths, (and Adults) fix Poor and Distorted Self Images, Manage Difficult Emotions, Stop Isolationism, Develop Better Social Skills, Reduce Impulsivity, Gain and Keep Employment, Obtain Satisfaction and Acceptance Of Themselves.
Whether in the world of Mental Health, or Addictions Counseling, I am capable of treating the Problem Behavior by getting to the Source Of The Problem: Some examples of the Array Of Other, Proven Psychological Wellness Techniques, Models Of Psychology, Psychological Techniques and Methods I use, are: Adlerian PsychoTherapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy (REBT), Existentialism Theory, 12 Step Theory. More examples of these techniques are: Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (M.B.S.R.); Dialectic Behavioral Therapy (DBT); Mindfullness Theory; Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (M.B.C.T.), which can be great to ward off Deep Depression.
I treat, “ANY AGE AND ANY PROBLEM”, BUT, more specifically, I treat Populations such as: At-Risk Individuals; Developmentally Disabled; Mentally Challenged; Troubled Youths; Youth With Adjustment Problems; Youths Being Bullied, including Online Bullying; The Aged;
For further elaboration on the descriptions of the above, and more FACETS OF ZCS ZMT, simply Call James at (910)791-4478 with your questions.
ZANKER MUSIC ARTS SENDS ITS MUSICAL AND RECORDING THANKS TO:
DRUMS AND PERCUSSION: Mr. Zanker uses Tama Drumsets, Zildjian Cymbals; Paiste Cymbals; Remo Drum Heads and Remo Practice Drum Pads; Iron Cobra Drum Accessories; Gibraltar Drum Accessories; and Latin Percussion Appurtenances; Gretch Drums;
KEYBOARDS: Roland Synthesizers; Boss Synthesizers; Casio Synthesizers; Hammond B-3 Organ, Fender Rhodes 73 Piano; Hardman Baby Grand Piano;
GUITARS: Ibanez; Fender; Alvarez;
BASS INSTRUMENTS: Peavey 6 String Fretless Bass; Yamaha 5 String Bass; Fender Acoustic Bass;
AMPLIFIERS; AMPEG; HARBINGER; Line 6;
RECORDING EQUIPMENT: Behringer Mixer, ProTools; Avid; DigiDesign; MBox II; Shure Microphones; Sampson Microphones; Audix Microphones; KRK Rokit 5 Reference Speakers;
ZANKER MUSIC ARTS SENDS ITS ARTWORK AND SUPPLIES THANKS TO:
For ARTWORK and SUPPLIES, Mr. Zanker uses: Hobby Lobby Stores; A.C. Moore Craft Stores; Michaels Craft Stores; Lowes Home Products; Home Depot;
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