Our Counselors and Therapists
Paul VanAntwerp, LPC
Paul VanAntwerp is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Pennsylvania who obtained a BA in Psychology from Roger Williams University and his Master’s Degree in Clinical Counseling Psychology from LaSalle University in 2005. He has almost 15 years of experience providing therapy and counseling to children, adolescents, adults, families and couples. He has specialized training and experience in helping people suffering from anxiety, mood disorders and trauma. He has also had the privilege of helping children and adults struggling with grief/loss, self-injurious behaviors, personality disorders, PTSD and Autism Spectrum Disorder. His practice integrates a non-judgmental, client centered focus with an emphasis on using evidence based practices (CBT, DBT) and solution-focused therapy techniques to treat a wide variety of disorders and mental health issues.
Paul has years of experience in both inpatient and outpatient settings working with children, adolescents and adults with significant mental illness, trauma, mood disorders and difficulty with social and interpersonal relationships. He provides a warm and collaborative environment where you will feel safe, comfortable and able to achieve insight into how you can make positive changes in your life. He has a strong belief that the relationship between the therapist and client is the catalyst needed for lasting growth and change within the individual him/herself. Paul specializes in helping people develop new ways to cope with life stressors, change their behaviors and habits and improve their relationships.
He is compassionate, dedicated and has a strong desire to help others make healthy life choices and find new meaning in their relationships and lives’. Paul works well with children, young adults and individuals from diverse backgrounds. He is an avid Philadelphia sports fan and enjoys watching and attending sporting events, music, reading, gardening and spending time with family.