Paul Sawyer is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker and Psychotherapist in Newton, MA who works with individuals of all ages and various presenting concerns. He specializes in working with young adults (ages 18-35) who are experiencing mental health, substance use, or life-transitional issues (e.g. beginning college, launching into adulthood, managing relationships, grief/loss, etc.).
Paul has training and experience in Motivational Interviewing (MI), Internal Family Systems (IFS), mindfulness practices, and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). He meets his clients where they are and helps them develop realistic goals. He also helps them become more grounded and connect to their bodies. In addition, Paul focuses on the relationship he has with his clients and uses this to look at how they approach other relationships.
Drawing from various theories in understanding the roots of suffering and discontentment, Paul takes a non-judgmental, curious, compassionate approach to guiding clients to a place of healing and wellness. He looks forward to meeting you.