Therapy is a safe and empowering space to pursue the best version of yourself. I walk alongside you throughout the process, lending support, offering validation, teaching skills, and providing accountability.

Our Team

Paul W. Thomas, PhD

Licensed In

CA

Approach

Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT)

Therapy Style

My style is personal, collaborative, and responsive to your needs. I start from the premise that you are the expert on yourself. You have the innate ability to uncover, identify, explore, and ultimately change unwanted or problematic thoughts or behaviors. Therapy is a safe and empowering space to pursue the best version of yourself. I walk alongside you throughout the process, lending support, offering validation, teaching skills, and providing accountability.

Education

BA - Psychology, Wheaton College

PhD - Clinical Psychology, California School of Professional Psychology

License Number and State

CA 29159

Pronouns

he/him

Why did you become a therapist?

I wanted a vocation that directly impacts people in a positive way, is always evolving, and helps me better understand myself and others.

What are your interests outside of work?

Running, Traveling, Hiking/Backpacking, Photography, Boba Tea

What is one thing you do daily that supports your mental and emotional well-being?

Every night I take a few minutes to reflect upon my day and identify one or two things for which I am grateful.

Favorite organization/non-profit and why?

Natural Resources Defense Council: The NRDC is just one of many great organizations aimed at protecting our planet.

Do you have any pets?

It is difficult for me to imagine living without a pet. My family has had big and little dogs as well as cats, lizards, and a range of rodents (guinea pigs, hamsters). I currently have two cats Russell (Tabby) and Otis (all black).

What is your favorite local restaurant and why?

Lapisara (Thai fusion). They have one of the best brunches in the city.