Therapist in Beachwood, Ohio James Polzner, Therapist

License: LISW

Provider Gender: Male

Ages Served: 18-64

Appointments: In-office only. Telehealth not available

Manages Medications: No, provides therapy only

Therapist in Beachwood, Ohio James Polzner, LISW

James Polzner, LISW

James R. Polzner is an LISW in the State of Ohio. He has 38 years of experience providing mental health care throughout Northeast Ohio. He began his career in the Psychiatric Emergency Room at St. Vincent Charity Hospital in Cleveland. He then became the Emergency Services Program Director for the Mental Health system in Medina County, where he worked for 15 years. He served as Director of Social Work at Windsor Hospital in Chagrin Falls. He later provided out-patient therapy at Psychological Behavioral Consultants in North Olmsted and is currently an out-patient therapist at Lifestance Health in Beachwood. He earned his undergraduate degree from Cleveland State University and graduated from Case Western Reserve University’s School of Applied Social Sciences in 1984. Jim has experience working with psychiatric emergencies and suicidal clients. He has worked with anxiety and depressive disorders. He also enjoys working with the Severely Mentally Disabled population and Personality Disorders.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Buckeye Health Plan
  • Bureau of Workers' Compensation
  • Carelon (Beacon)
  • Caresource
  • ComPsych
  • Custom Design Benefits
  • Elevance Health (Anthem BCBS)
  • Evernorth (Cigna)
  • Healthsmart
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio (MMO)
  • MediNcrease Health Plans (MHP)
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan (PHCS)
  • Ohio Health Choice
  • Ohio Health Group
  • Optum (UnitedHealthcare)
  • Paramount
  • Partners Direct Health
  • Provider Network of America (PNOA)
  • Sana Benefits
  • Tricare East (Humana Military)
  • UH Hospital


  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • Mindfulness


  • First Responders
  • LGBTQ+
  • Men
  • Women


  • English



Please use our online form to schedule an appointment with James Polzner. You can also call 216-831-6611 to have someone assist you.

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