James Campbell, LPC, CACII, MAC
Program Director/Lead Instructor
James Campbell has been working professionally in the human services field with addictions, children, and families for over twenty-three years. His passion is helping people, families, and relationships to heal and assisting them in building on the strengths they possess. James received his B.A. in Psychology from Anderson College and obtained his M.A in Management in Leadership and a second M.A. in Community Counseling from Webster University. In addition, James has studied Multi-Systemic Therapy with the Medical University of South Carolina and Cognitive Behavior Therapy through the Department of Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Services. He is a Licensed Professional Counselor, a Certified Addictions Counselor II through the South Carolina Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors, and a Master Addictions Counselor through the National Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors. James is also a certified as an instructor of De-escalation Techniques. He is the current President-Elect of SCAADAC.
James has worked extensively with diverse human services programs including High Management Group Homes, Supervised Independent Living Programs, Clinical Day School Programs, Outpatient Services, In-Home Services, and Adolescent Residential Substance Use Disorder Treatment Facilities throughout his years in the field. He currently serves as the Director and Lead Trainer for Family Excellence Institute, LLC in South Carolina
Although primarily known for his work with adolescents and families struggling with addiction, James is also a gifted communicator, facilitator, consultant, and trainer on a range of topics including addiction, adolescence, cognitive behavioral therapy, communication, community supports, spirituality and addiction, team-building, family strengths and systems, addiction and domestic violence, leadership, behavior modification, and de-escalation.