James Stolz has spent the better part of the past 20 years working with addicts and alcoholics to achieve long-term recovery. He works to accomplish this by direct work with clients and through his teaching and leadership activities in the addiction field. James is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social worker and holds a Master’s Degree from Virginia Commonwealth University.
James and has been maintaining a thriving private practice in the Twin Cities for the past 5 years. In addition to his private practice, he is currently the Clinical Director for St. Paul Sober Living, and an adjunct faculty member at the School of Social Work for St. Thomas and St. Catherine’s University and was one of the founding faculty for the Inter-professional Center for Counseling and Legal services providing free services to immigrants, the homeless and other disenfranchised communities. James has been privileged to work in many aspects of the mental and chemical health communities, including community mental health, HIV/AIDS prevention, medical and psychiatric hospitals and treatment centers. He served as the Executive Director for the PRIDE Institute and has spoken extensively on chemical dependency and mental health treatment for disenfranchised communities.