Jim Burr

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24+ years of experience as a mental health center executive and more than 36 years of clinical experience.


Jim Burr

Jim Burr has more than 24 years of experience as a mental health center executive and more than 36 years of experience as a therapist and career counselor.

Burr is a leading global CEO advisor, C-level consultant, and senior executive coach. He provides individual, group, and relationship counseling. He also excels in career coaching. Leveraging his experience as an executive, career coach, and EAP consultant to companies, Burr’s client base spans from individuals to corporate entities. He consults with companies planning to implement employee assistance programs. For individuals, Burr provides life coaching, relationship coaching, career coaching, and crisis counseling.

From 2010 to present, Burr has served as the Clinical Director of Berryhill Center for Mental Health and North Central Iowa Critical Incident Stress Management Team. He has been instrumental in developing programs including Land O’ Lakes Employee Assistance Program, North Central Iowa Critical Incident Stress Management Team, and Trinity Hospice. Prior to this, from 1996 to 2010, Burr was Executive Director of the Berryhill Center for Mental Health.

Burr earned a Master’s Degree in Counseling and a B.S. in Psychology from Iowa State University. He has completed all work for a Ph.D. except his dissertation. Burr is a National Certified Counselor, a Certified Clinical Mental Health Counselor, and a Licensed Mental Health Counselor. He is a charter member of the Iowa Mental Health Counselors Association and served two terms as President.

On a personal note, Burr’s greatest passions include:
Family: His wife Anita, four children, three stepchildren and seven grandchildren.
Recreation: Traveling and otherwise spending time with Anita, golf, being with friends and family and singing with the Sonshine Singers (an interdenominational Christian group).
Community: Church and community groups interested in mental health issues.