Prof. Jim Velez

Jim Velez
Prof. Jim Velez B.A., M.A., M.S.
  • Adjunct Professor




B.A.-Sacramento Baptist College; M.A.- George Fox University; M.S.-Southern Oregon State College


2015—Seminar presenter for Washington State Counselor Association annual convention in 
Cascade Centers Employee Assistance Program Provider 
Faculty for Master’s in Counseling Program at Multnomah University teaching Foundations of 
Counseling and Human Diversity COU 550, Advanced Counseling Techniques and Supervision 
COU 620, Grief, Trauma, Death and Dying (10 hour credit) and Forgiveness.  
Providence Employee Assistance Program Provider 
Adjunct Faculty Multnomah University teaching Introduction to Counseling and Lab
Abnormal Psychology and Advanced Human Growth and Development
Adjunct Faculty Clackamas Community College teaching Introduction to 
Counseling, Human Relations, Abnormal Psychology and Interpersonal Growth and Awareness
200l Adjunct Faculty George Fox University: Graduate School of Counseling/Psychology 
teaching Social and Cultural Foundations
Licensed Professional Counselor in State of Oregon. License # C-1240
Directed the Damascus Counseling Center focusing on marriage and family issues coupled with 
individual concerns regarding grief and loss issues, depression, childhood trauma and personal 
Jim has held seminars in Portland Public schools on The Proper Care and Feeding of Teenagers 
for years: 
Seminar Presenter—The Proper Care and Feeding of Teenagers at Oregon Public High 
Schools (4 Seminars)
  •  Clackamas High School 2002-2006
  • Hood River Valley High School 2004
  • Sandy High School 2004
  • David Douglas High School 2005-2006
  • West Albany High School 2004
  • Oregon City High School 2004-2006
  • West Linn High School 2004-2005
  • Tigard High School 2006-2007
  • Sam Barlow High School 2007-2008
  • Gresham High School 2006-2009
2008  Keynote Speaker: Oregon City High School Family Forum, inaugural keynote speaker. 
Seminar Presenter for Family Life Seminars and Insight for Living Workshops for Schools, 
Churches and Community Groups covering a wide variety of topics
Jim has developed practical counseling tools that have been used by counselors all over the 
world.  The feeling identification tool, The Color of Feelings, has sold over 40,000 copies.  His 
website displays the varied tools available to counselors.  

Professional Associations/ Liscences

     Oregon Board of Licensed Professional Counselors and Therapists OR Lic #C-1240
     National Certified Counselor #44781
     National Board of Certified Counselors: Member since 1998
     American Association of Christian Counselors: Member since 2007


Jim enjoys teaching and doing anything creative—whether making counseling tools to 
assist counselors across the country or making jewelry to give away.