Paul holds a Master’s degree in Social Work from Portland State University. Paul brings a wealth of experience to each individual and family having worked in a therapeutic treatment settings since 2007. With a professional history as a Family Wellness Counselor and Master Wilderness Field Guide in wilderness therapy, a Counselor with a home transitions program, Life Coach in private practice, and Mentor and Clinical Staff in Aftercare Settings; Paul continues to work passionately to support individuals and families on their path of healing and personal growth.
Paul brings a unique perspective to this work having gone through his own journey of growth and self-discovery. Living and working with intersecting communities of race, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation and socio-economic status throughout his lifetime, Paul works continuously to understand the unique culture and dynamics of each individual and family
that he works with.
Paul uses a collaborative and strengths-based approach with his clients. In formulating plans
to address individuals and/or the family system’s needs, Paul assures that individuals feel respected and seen.
Paul also has Certifications as:
Professional Life Coach (2012), Yoga Teacher (2011), Reiki Practitioner (2010)