Dr. Margaret Paul - Author, Counselor/Therapist, Marriage Educator, Relationship Coach, Sex Educator, Speaker/Presenter - Pacific Palisades, CA
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Dr. Margaret Paul (PhD)


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Phone 310-459-1700

Fax: 310-459-1727


Do You Love As A Form Of Control?

"It makes no difference how deeply seated may be the trouble, how hopeless the outlook, how muddled the tangle, how great the mistake. A sufficient realization of love will dissolve it all...If you could only love enough, you could be the happiest and most powerful person in the world..." ~Emmet ...

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Are There Red Flags In Your Relationship?

Celine was just starting to date again after a difficult breakup. She was feeling anxious because she didn't want to go through another unhappy relationship, but she didn't trust herself to make ...

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Why Don't You Speak Up For Yourself?

My counseling clients often complain to me about interactions they had with a partner, friend, parents or co-worker. When I asked the ...

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The Feeling Of Love, The Actions Of Love

Is there a difference between the feeling of love and the actions of love? Yes! The Feeling of Love When you feel love, you have a wonderful warm full feeling in your heart. It is the feeling that ...

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What To Do When You Can't Communicate

What do you usually do when you get stuck with someone and can't communicate?  Do you: Try harder to get your point across, talking louder or faster? Get angry, shouting to ...

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Dr. Margaret Paul

Quick Stats

Main Specialty:

Anxiety Issues

Couples/Marital Issues




Time in Practice:

25 years +

I practice in:

All areas, please inquire

Additional Expertise:


Marriage Educator

Relationship Coach

Sex Educator


I offer my services:


Via Skype

I am fluent in:


Articles by Dr. Margaret Paul
Needy Girl

Do You Love As A Form Of Control?

Our ego wounded self can be very tricky when it comes to love!

Are There Red Flags In Your Relationship? [EXPERT]

Are There Red Flags In Your Relationship?

How long into a relationship does it take you to discover that this person is not right for you?


Why Don't You Speak Up For Yourself?

Do you have problems speaking up for yourself when others are being uncaring?

Needy Girl

The Feeling Of Love, The Actions Of Love

Discover why some seemingly loving actions are controlling rather than loving.

Unhappy Woman

What To Do When You Can't Communicate

Do you know a healthy way of behaving when you are stuck & unable to communicate with someone?

Check Out My New Book
Inner Bonding: Becoming a Loving Adult to Your Inner Child
Inner bonding is the process of connecting our ...
By Margaret Paul
Do I Have to Give Up Me to Be Loved by You? (Second Edition)
Arguing with your spouse about the checkbook? ...
By Jordan Paul Ph.D., Margaret Paul Ph.D.
Healing Your Aloneness: Finding Love and Wholeness Through Your Inner Child
Erika Chopich and Margaret Paul show how ...
By Margaret Paul, Erika J. Chopich
Healing Your Aloneness Workbook
This book teaches a profound six-step process ...
By Erika J. Chopich, Margaret Paul

Dr. Margaret Paul

All Specialties

Addiction, Anger Management, Anxiety Issues, Communication Problems, Couples/Marital Issues, Dating/Being Single Support, Depression, Divorce/Divorce Prevention, Domestic Abuse, Eating & Food Issues, Empowering Women, Family Support, Health/Wellness, Infidelity / Affair Recovery, LGBT Issues (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender), Life Management, Life Transitions, Parenting, Personality Disorders, Post Traumatic Stress / Trauma, Postpartum Depression, Sexuality, Spiritual, Stepfamilies, Stress Management, Wellness