Financial Wellness Council

Dr. George James, LMFT

Dr. James is the founder and CEO of George Talks, LLC, a communication and consulting company.  He is a licensed marriage and family therapist, executive coach, corporate & media consultant, relationship & parenting expert, and mental health ambassador.  In addition, he is an Assistant Professor for the Couple and Family Therapy Program at Thomas Jefferson University.  He has spoken and consulted with multiple businesses, media production companies, organizations, universities, and places of faith. 

Dr. James has been a reoccurring expert guest on radio, television, and online programs including The TODAY Show, CBS Mornings, CNBC, Nickelodeon, NBC News Now, New York Times, CNN, Home & Family Show (Hallmark), Good Day LA, Good Day DC, Good Day Philadelphia, TEDx, iHeartradio, Radio One, and many others. He is also the host of LEAPCAST podcast where he speaks with Leaders, Entertainers, Athletes & Performers. He works extensively with professional athletes, entertainers, adult men and women, executives, couples and young adult men on various issues, including adulting, career, anxiety, work-life balance, love life, leadership, parenting, depression and communication.

Dr. James has done extensive consulting work (including script & project review, facilitation of difficult conversations, content & resource development, advice on mental health, relationships, parenting, family, race/culture and the intersection of these topics) with companies including Paramount Global (Nickelodeon/Nick Jr), Google, NBC Universal, Wavelength Productions and others. Dr. James attended Villanova University as a Presidential Scholar where he met his wife, Candace. They are parents to their creative & inspiring children, Nalani and Alexander.