bio | James Rapson, M.S., LMFT
James Rapson is a veteran therapist and teacher whose writing combines hard-won personal insight with clinical experience and scholarship. He is the co-author of Anxious to Please: 7 Revolutionary Practices for the Chronically Nice, released nationally in April of 2006 (second printing November 2006).
Mr. Rapson has been cited for his expertise on parenting and chronic niceness in the Seattle Times, Chicago Tribune, Chicago Sun-Times, and The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Radio shows include The Jill Spiegel Show (St. Paul), Women's Watch with Laurie Kirby (Boston), Positive Parenting with Armin Brott (nationally syndicated), and Health Marks w/Norman Marks (nationally syndicated). Recent television appearances include KING 5 Morning News with Joyce Taylor (NBC Seattle), FOX & Friends with Alisyn Camerota and Brian Kilmeade (Fox Network), and Geraldo at Large with Arthell Neville (Fox Network).
James is the founder of Group of Dads, which offers classes, workshops and groups for fathers. James has spent much of his life in front of audiences as a lecturer, musician, and actor.