Paul started at Natalis in 2015 as a practicum student, transitioning to a full-time Mental Health Practitioner in 2016. Paul developed a passion for human service after spending three years working in schools with children and adolescents identified as emotionally and behaviorally disabled. At Natalis, Paul continues to exercise his skills in helping young people facilitate healthy development and overcome the effects of trauma, depression, anxiety, and behavioral difficulties.
Currently, Paul provides a variety of services including: intake assessments for psychiatry and therapy referrals, individual therapy for adolescents and adults, school-linked mental health services, and depression support group therapy for Hmong women. Paul serves clients presenting a range of mental health concerns and coming from a variety of cultural backgrounds. Paul practices a client-centered approach to therapy and utilizes an assortment of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mindfulness, and Solution Focused Therapy techniques specific to the individual's needs.
Paul believes that personal growth and positive outcomes can be reached through a variety of counseling techniques; however, the foundation of therapy exists in fostering trusting, empathetic relationships with those we serve.
- Individual Therapy with Adolescents and Adults
- School-Linked Mental Health
- Relationship Issues
- Early Adulthood Transition
- Acculturation Issues
Education & Professional Activities
Paul received a B.A. in Psychology, with a minor in Family Social Science and a M.A. in Counseling Psychology from the University of Minnesota. Currently, Paul is seeking a LPCC license.
Paul can be reached at 651-379-5157.
Paul is a provider for: Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Blue Plus, BHP, HealthPartners, HealthPartners PMAP, Cigna, Medicaid, Medica PMAP, PreferredOne, and UCare. Paul is supervised by Ann Becher-Ingwalson, Psy. D., LADC, LPCC, DBTC. Please inquire at 651-379-5157, option 1, if you don’t see an insurance plan listed for this provider.
Read Paul's October article: Bullying Prevention: What Can Parents and Teachers Do?