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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What you Say, What Your Partner Hears

Communication between partners often gets confusing, and there is a very good reason for this. Most of the time, the words we use have far less impact than the energy behind the words. Therefore, what you say is often not what the other person hears. The energy behind a communication is determined by our ...

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Alone for the Holidays?

Being alone is a challenge for many people. This challenge may loom especially large during the holidays if you are single or newly divorced and without family around you. Holidays are a time to share love, and many people end up feeling depressed when they do not have people around with whom to share love. If ...

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Are You A Commitment-Phobe?

Marilee, a client of mine, was commitment phobic. "I'd love to be in a loving relationship," she told me in one of our counseling sessions, "but I'm not willing to give up my freedom. I have a great life. I love my work and my friends. I love to travel and take workshops and classes. ...

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The Art of Listening

In 1974, Dr. Virginia Satir presented the concept of mirroring in her groundbreaking book, "Conjoint Family Therapy." In 1975 Dr. Thomas Gordon wrote a best-selling book called "Parent Effectiveness Training." In the book he taught parents to "active listen," which means to ...

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Responsibility for Feelings - Yours or Others?

"My wife is so upset that I have to travel more on my new job," Chuck told me in our phone counseling session. "She feels so alone and lost when I'm gone. When I talk with her she is either crying or angry. Read More

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Dr. Margaret Paul

Quick Stats

Main Specialty:

Anxiety Issues

Couples/Marital Issues

Depression

Credentials:

PhD

Time in Practice:

25 years +

I practice in:

All areas, please inquire

Additional Expertise:

Counselor/Therapist

Marriage Educator

Relationship Coach

Sex Educator

Speaker/Presenter

I offer my services:

Telephone

Via Skype

I am fluent in:

English

Articles by Dr. Margaret Paul
Man Vs. Woman

What you Say, What Your Partner Hears

Does the communication between you and your partner often get confusing? Here's why!

Alone for the Holidays?

Are you single, newly divorced, and without family around you for the holidays?

woman with bags

Are You A Commitment-Phobe?

Are you afraid to commit to a relationship for fear of losing yourself and your freedom?

Sad Teen

The Art of Listening

Really listening to someone is a great gift, but sometimes it’s not appropriate to listen.

Needy boyfriend

Responsibility for Feelings - Yours or Others?

Do you believe that you are responsible for causing others' anger, hurt, sadness or anxiety?

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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