Hello and thank you for reaching out,
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Virginia who received my Bachelors and Master’s degree in Social Work from Norfolk State University (NSU) School of Social Work. I am a retired Chief Petty Officer with 20 years of active duty service, grew up in the Washington D. C. area who recognizes and embraces difference and ethnic diversity. I am well known for being an extremely knowledgeable, compassionate, and caring mental health professional who has worked with clients including active duty military and Veterans with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, and relationship issues. My clinical experience includes the use of Solution Focus, CBT, Motivational Interviewing, Narrative Therapy, Mindfulness, and other evidence-based theoretical models and perspective.
My counseling style is warm, interactive but, straight forward. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion, and I do not believe in stigmatizing labels. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs.
My goal is to provide World Class Service, collaborate, and empower you, the client, and build upon what is working for the client by using various therapeutic models and perspectives tailored to meet the clients individual and specific needs.
I am here to support and assist you as you work towards reaching your desired goals.
I look forward to working with you!
Additional areas of focus: Addictions, Grief, Anger management, Career difficulties, Depression, Coping with life changes, Military and Veterans Issues, Self-Harm
Clinical approaches: Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Emotionally-Focused Therapy (EFT), Existential Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Narrative Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy
DC LICSW LC200001647
AZ LCSW LCSW-21787
NJ LCSW 44SC06071400
VA LCSW 0904010740
Paul attentively listened to me and gave straightforward, productive advice for sorting out my anxiety.
Written on Aug 16, 2023 after therapy with Paul for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, and relationship issues
Mr. Clark is an excellent therapist. He listens with an open mind and is respectful in telling you what you need to hear.
Written on Jul 30, 2023 after therapy with Paul for 4 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, and grief
I've had great rapport with Paul. I feel an understanding between us that reminds me of the benefit of talking out the good and tough parts of life with someone.
Written on Apr 28, 2023 after therapy with Paul for 1 year and 3 months on issues concerning depression, relationship issues, family conflicts, parenting issues, anger management, and compassion fatigue
Paul listened and he shows that he cares!! He gives you ways to look at what you are going through and gives you tasks! He is awesome
Written on Mar 24, 2023 after therapy with Paul for 10 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, lgbt, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, and coping with life changes
Paul is very understanding, easy to talk to, and extremely down to earth. I would recommend him to anyone.
Written on Mar 23, 2023 after therapy with Paul for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, trauma and abuse, anger management, and adhd
I’m still new to the service, but so far, Paul has been great. I look forward to continuing our sessions.
Written on Mar 18, 2023 after therapy with Paul for 1 month on issues concerning depression, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, career difficulties, and adhd