Paula has over 27 years of experience in the mental health field. She has a master’s degree in Counseling Psychology from the University of Southern Mississippi and is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) and an Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) certified provider and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing International Association (EMDRIA) approved consultant. She has worked in both community mental health and private practice. She specializes in the treatment of trauma-related disturbances. Finally, her philosophy is to learn and live well.