Paul Carlson
Practice Philosophy

Paul is a Pennsylvania-licensed clinical social worker and a registered yoga instructor. He graduated cum laude from West Chester University with a bachelor’s degree in psychology and a master’s degree in social work, also from West Chester. Paul has worked with Mirmont Treatment Center since August 2016. He is passionate about the work of recovery, whether it is in his office engaging in one-on-one therapy or leading a yoga class and exploring what recovery looks like from the mat. Paul has worked in the field of addiction since his internship at the Malvern Institute in 2013 and he has worked with those who struggle with the disease in inpatient, outpatient, and community settings. Paul specializes in a form of therapy called Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (or ACT), which focuses on mindful behavior change based on a person’s values. This is helpful with treating addiction and other mental health issues.

Areas of Clinical Expertise
  • Gender: Male
  • Language: English