Paul Harris Sandman

Counselor, EdD, LMHC

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Paul Harris Sandman, EdD, LMHC, Counselor in Worcester
(774) 768-0617

Paul Harris Sandman

Counselor, EdD, LMHC


Location

Paul Sandman
Worcester, Massachusetts 01605
(774) 768-0617

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My ideal clients are interested in improving their self awareness of their thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. I treat any of the following issues: depression, anxiety, anger, substance abuse, relationship issues, sexual behaviors, trauma, domestic violence, low self-esteem, eating disorders, attention deficit difficulties, autism, schizophrenia, stress management, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, child behavior and attitude problems, school behavior, low motivation, weight loss, quitting smoking, grief and loss of a loved one, divorce, parenting issues, co-dependency, pain management, social skills development, bi-polar disorder, abusive family situations, work problems, shame/inappropriate guilt, and negative thinking but treat many more issues.

My specialties include: the treatment of emotional disorders (anger, depression, stress, and anxiety), alcohol, cocaine, opiate addiction, amphetamines, marijuana, nicotine addiction, weight loss, trauma, recovering from sexual and physical abuse, raising self-esteem, any child and parenting issues, relationship issues, hypnosis, divorce recovery, sleep issues, and eating disorders.

Positive based counseling, Evidence based, Brief Therapy, Medical Hypnosis (Ericksonian Hypnosis), Narrative therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), and Audiotape Therapy in which I offer any of 50 specialized CD's to help clients change their behaviors out of session, and use of my twelve psychology books

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 20+ Years
  • School: University of Tennessee
  • Year Graduated: 1987
  • License and State: 7074 Massachusetts

Finances

  • Cost per Session: $40 - $100
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
Pay By: Cash, Check
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • AllWays Health Partners
  • BMC Health Net
  • Beacon
  • BlueCross and BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • Fallon Health
  • Neighborhood Health
  • Optum
  • Tufts
  • UnitedHealthcare
  • Out of Network
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.

Additional Credentials

  • Membership: Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers
  • Member Since: 2012

Paul Harris Sandman's Groups

1. Substance Abuse, 2. Depression, 3. Anger

Substance Abuse Group meets 1x per week for 75 minutes; Depression Management Group meets 1x per week for 1 hour; Anger Management Group meets 1x per week for 75 minutes. My groups offer a great amount of support to one another, groups are positive based and non-judgmental. I offer substance abuse and anger management groups for children as well as adults that are separate from one another. I offer many other groups that are not listed in this profile. Groups are not time limited, people can enter and participate in groups at any time. Saturday Groups are available too

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Location

Paul Sandman
Worcester, Massachusetts 01605
(774) 768-0617

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Specialties
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Substance Abuse
Issues
  • ADHD
  • Addiction
  • Adoption
  • Alcohol Abuse
  • Anger Management
  • Antisocial Personality
  • Autism
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality
  • Career Counseling
  • Child or Adolescent
  • Chronic Illness
  • Chronic Impulsivity
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Relapse
  • Codependency
  • Completed 2 Hypnosis trainings in 1993 and 2019
  • Coping Skills
  • Developmental Disorders
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Domestic Violence
  • Drug Abuse
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Eating Disorders
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Conflict
  • Gambling
  • Grief
  • Infidelity
  • Internet Addiction
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Life Coaching
  • Life Transitions
  • Marital and Premarital
  • Men's Issues
  • Narcissistic Personality
  • Obesity
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Oppositional Defiance
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Racial Identity
  • Relationship Issues
  • School Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Sex Therapy
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sexual Addiction
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Spirituality
  • Sports Performance
  • Stress
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Teen Violence
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Video Game Addiction
  • Weight Loss
  • Women's Issues
  • which provided a Certificate of Completion in 2019
Mental Health
  • Elderly Persons Disorders
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Psychosis
  • Thinking Disorders
Sexuality
  • Bisexual
  • Gay
  • Lesbian

Client Focus

Ethnicity: African-American and Hispanic and Latino
Faith: Buddhist
Age
  • Toddlers / Preschoolers (0 to 6)
  • Children (6 to 10)
  • Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults
  • Elders (65+)
Communities
  • Aviation Professionals
  • Bisexual Allied
  • Cancer
  • Gay Allied
  • HIV / AIDS Allied
  • Lesbian Allied
  • Transgender Allied
  • Veterans

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Adlerian
  • Attachment-based
  • Coaching
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • Dialectical (DBT)
  • Eclectic
  • Emotionally Focused
  • Eriksonian
  • Existential
  • Experiential Therapy
  • Family / Marital
  • Family Systems
  • Forensic Psychology
  • Gestalt
  • Gottman Method
  • Humanistic
  • Hypnotherapy
  • Interpersonal
  • Intervention
  • Medical Hypnosis
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Multicultural
  • Narrative
  • Neuro-Linguistic
  • Person-Centered
  • Play Therapy
  • Positive Psychology
  • Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT)
  • Relational
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Strength-Based
  • Structural Family Therapy
  • Trauma Focused
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Group

Nearby Areas

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Last Modified: 19 Jul 2019
Paul Harris Sandman, EdD, LMHC, Counselor in Worcester

Paul Harris Sandman

Counselor, EdD, LMHC