Kelsey Lynn Paulson

Psychologist, PhD

Verified by Psychology Today
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Kelsey Lynn Paulson

Psychologist, PhD

Verified by Psychology Today

Location

5405 Morehouse Drive
Suite 330
San Diego, CA 92121
(858) 943-6379

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About

Dr. Kelsey Paulson is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist. She received her Bachelor’s of Science at Iowa State University, and her Master’s and Doctoral degrees in Clinical Psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology at AIU with an emphasis in Forensics Studies. Over the past 17 years, Kelsey has received training and experience in working with children, adolescents, adults, older adults, families, couples, active duty service members, and Veterans. She has extensive experience working with severe mental illness, mood/anxiety disorders, co-occurring substance use disorders, trauma, and chronic pain.
Kelsey also works with the LGBTQ and Kink communities, and provides Gender Affirming Therapy to the Transgender community. Kelsey utilizes evidence-based therapeutic modalities to help individuals adjust to major life transitions and/or manage current reactions to childhood and adult traumatic experiences.
Kelsey feels that everyone has the capacity for true positive change. She believes that developing a safe, trusting relationship and working collaboratively creates an environment in which this change can happen more quickly and effectively.

Finances

  • Cost per Session: $160 - $230
Pay By: American Express, Cash, Check, Discover, Health Savings Account, Mastercard, Visa
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • I'm happy to provide monthly superbills.
  • Out of Network
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Qualifications

  • License: California / PSY26839

Location

5405 Morehouse Drive
Suite 330
San Diego, CA 92121
(858) 943-6379

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Website
Specialties
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Trauma and PTSD
Issues
  • Anger Management
  • Chronic Pain
  • Coping Skills
  • Divorce
  • Grief
  • Infertility
  • Kink/Poly
  • Life Transitions
  • Parenting
  • Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
  • Relationship Issues
  • School Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Sex Therapy
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Stress
  • Transgender
  • Workplace Stress (Groups Welcome); Military
Mental Health
  • Dissociative Disorders (DID)
  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
Sexuality
  • Bisexual
  • LGBTQ+
  • Lesbian

Client Focus

Age
  • Elders (65+)
  • Adults
  • Teen
Communities
  • Bisexual Allied
  • Gay Allied
  • Intersex Allied
  • Lesbian Allied
  • Non-Binary Allied
  • Open Relationships Non-Monogamy
  • Queer Allied
  • Sex-Positive, Kink Allied
  • Transgender Allied
  • Veterans

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
  • Biofeedback
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Cognitive Processing (CPT)
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • Dialectical Behavior (DBT)
  • Emotionally Focused
  • Exposure Response Prevention (ERP)
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Prolonged Exposure Therapy
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Strength-Based
  • Trauma Focused
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Family

Links

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Last Modified: 24 Jul 2021
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Kelsey Lynn Paulson

Psychologist, PhD