Joshua Paulos

  • California
  • Information updated 4 weeks ago

About Joshua Paulos's service

Joshua Paulos is a licensed clinical social worker in California with an extensive background in counseling. With over 20 years of experience, he has helped clients facing various challenges such as depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, career obstacles, anger management, domestic violence, and substance abuse/addiction including alcohol. Having worked with individuals who have experienced physical trauma or emotional abuse, Joshua’s counseling style is characterized by warmth and interactivity. He strongly believes in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion, without attaching stigmatizing labels. Joshua’s approach combines cognitive-behavioral, humanistic, client-centered, and strength-based techniques, ensuring that the therapy is tailored to meet each individual’s unique needs. He understands that taking the first steps towards change and seeking a more fulfilling and happier life requires courage, and he is here to provide the necessary support and empowerment. Joshua looks forward to working with you when you are ready to embark on this journey.

Areas of Focus and Specialization

  • Addictions
  • Anger management
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Career difficulties
  • Coaching
  • Compassion fatigue
  • Coping with life changes
  • Depression
  • Family conflicts
  • Grief
  • Intimacy-related issues
  • Parenting issues
  • Relationship issues
  • Self esteem
  • Stress
  • Trauma and abuse

Additional areas

  • Aging and Geriatric Issues
  • Attachment Issues
  • Avoidant Personality
  • Blended Family Issues
  • Caregiver Issues and Stress
  • Chronic Pain Illness and Disability
  • Codependency
  • Communication Problems
  • Control Issues
  • Dependent Personality
  • Domestic Violence
  • Drug and Alcohol Addiction
  • First Responder Issues
  • Forgiveness
  • Guilt and Shame

Therapeutic approaches

  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Attachment-Based Therapy
  • Client-Centered Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • Mindfulness Therapy
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Narrative Therapy
  • Psychodynamic Therapy
  • Solution-Focused Therapy
  • Trauma-Focused Therapy

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Years in practice

20 years

NPI number


License Details

CA LCSW 96230

License: LCSW


License number: 96230

Expires at 2024-08-31

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