Dr. Walton in the media
In his private practice in Los Angeles, Dr. James E. Walton draws upon over 20 years experience in treating individuals, couples and families using both Psychotherapy and Clinical Hypnosis

He holds a doctorate in Clinical Psychology and a master's degree in Marriage and Family Therapy, as well as, an MBA in International Management.

He's a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and a professional member of the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists.  He completed his internship for licensure at Psychological Services of Beverly Hills.  He is also certified in Clinical Hypnosis.

As a recognized expert in the field of individual and couples therapy, Dr. Walton has been featured throughout the media on television, radio and print.
In the late 90's Dr. Walton was an Institutional Review Board Member for the National Institutes of Health.  His team was responsible for ensuring and protecting the rights and welfare of human subjects who participate in biomedical research sponsored by drug companies by reviewing clinical research protocols and related materials (informed consents, promotion, etc.) and performing continuing review as the research progress.

In the late 1980's, Walton joined Shirley MacLaine's staff in Beverly 
Hills helping to organize her national Higher-Self Seminar Tour promoting meditation and self-awareness.

Dr. Walton holds a doctorate in Clinical Psychology and is a licensed Family Therapist, as well as, a certified trained specialist in Clinical Hypnosis and Life Coaching.

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As a nationally recognized expert in the field of individual and couples therapy who trained at Psychological Services of Beverly Hills, Dr. Walton has been featured and quoted on numerous national television and radio programs. In addition, 
Dr. Walton is widely published and is the producer of the popular Dr. Walton Series.  He has been so well respected that he was given his own radio show on KCSN 88.5 FM and now hosts for WebiHealth.com's video library and has given advice interviews to Cosmopolitan Magazine among many others.
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Dr. Jim giving a speech at the 2009 JPF Awards after receiving 1st place for the Ultimate Weight Loss album
As a winner of a JPF Music Award, you're part of a special club and it never goes away.  Our awards in 2009 will likely stand for a long time as the largest music awards ever conducted in world history.  Because we are returning to a yearly structure, it's unlikely that the 2010 awards will be as large.  So you have a distinction that may well stand for quite some time.  To survive 17 months including 5 preliminary rounds of screening and then rise to the very top of the final nominees is really impressive.   We had entries from 163 countries and nominees from app. 100.  Only 80 songs out of 560,000 won an award and only 93 albums out of over 42,000 won an award.   That's still mind boggling to me.  You should be proud of the accomplishment knowing that there were no industry politics or insider deals or special treatment and it certainly wasn't just a popularity contest.  I've only met a handful of you in person before these awards.   You did this 100% on your own and based solely on your music moving people.  We had over 10,000 judges assigned in the final round alone.  

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Dr. Jim receiving the award in Nashville, TN
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Dr. Walton's Ultimate Weight Loss album won for "Best Album of the Year" in self-help at the 2009 JPF Music Awards.  
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As the host of KCSN 88.5 FM's "Shrink Rap," Dr. Jim hosted over 104 shows interviewing the great international leaders of mental health such as Dr. Aaron Beck, Dr. Judith Beck, Dr. Harville Hendrix, Dr. Claudia Black, Dr. Albert Ellis, Dr. Harville Hendrix, Drs. John and Julie Gottman, Dr. Jeffery Zeig, Dr. Irving Yallom, Dr. Dan Seigel , Dr. Ernest Rossi, Dr. Ellen Batyerand many others while honing his own skills at the feet of the masters for his clients' benefit in developing more effective exploration techniques, deeper insights and better coping strategies for living a more rewarding life.
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