Bathea James, MA, MEd, MSW

Parent Educator
Bathea James

A member of the Bay Area community since 2007, Bathea was born and educated in Johannesburg, South Africa. She holds numerous degrees in clinical social work, business, and educational leadership. In addition to lecturing at the University of Witwatersrand for 10 years, Bathea oversaw and was the senior therapist at the clinics associated with the university. She has presented both nationally and internationally on all aspects of parenting, stress management, student mental health issues, and the interplay between nature (genetics) and nurture (environment). Apart from being a motivational speaker for the Canyon Ranch health resort in Tucson, Arizona, Bathea was the senior therapist at the Anxiety and Phobia Center in Tucson. She has also been the head of two prize-winning independent schools since her immigration to the United States in December 1992.

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