Paul  Stewart

Paul Stewart


Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW
California Accepting Online

I am currently only seeing clients through video sessions. I hope to return to in person appointments soon

Updated December 6, 2022

Specialties & Expertise

  • Anxiety
  • Compulsive behavior
  • Couples counseling
  • Depression
  • Sex addiction
  • Trauma


Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)

Compulsive behavior - Coping with overwhelming urges and impulses, such as hair pulling or skin picking; developing alternative ways to reduce stress and alleviate suffering

Couples counseling - Addressing relationship challenges and life transitions; strengthening communication and feelings of security, desire, connection, and love

Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life

Sex addiction - Building strategies to reduce harmful sexual behaviors; coping with difficult emotions, thoughts, and urges; maintaining healthy relationships

Trauma - Coping and healing after threatening or scary events, such as witnessing accidents or experiencing sexual, verbal, emotional, or physical abuse


  • Adults (24+)
  • Children (<12)
  • Couples
  • Families
  • Parents
  • Teenagers (13-18)
  • Young adults (18-24)


Paul Stewart is not in-network with any insurances.

Read about the benefits of seeing an out-of-network provider here.

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions: $150 (50min)
  • Sliding scale: $85 - $150


Online Sessions (California)
Accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon Closed
  • Tue 9-5
  • Wed 9-5
  • Thu 9-5
  • Fri 9-5
  • Sat 9-2
  • Sun Closed

Work and Education

Years of Experience: 40 years

Self Employed Private Practice, Owner/Therapist, 1988 - Present
Monterey Co Children's Mental Health, Psychiatric Social Worker, 1986 - 1989
Vermont Children's Aid Society, Social Worker, 1983 - 1986
Ryther Child Center, House Parent, 1980 - 1982
Fairfax Psychiatric Hospital, Psych Aid, 1978 - 1980

Steve Frankel Group, Custody Evaluator, 2000
University of Washington, MSW, 1983
University of Washington, Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, 1981


California: LCS12864