Paul Shaffer is currently a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in North Carolina. He obtained his Master’s degree in clinical psychology in 1988. At present, Paul chooses to specialize in working with adults – specifically relationship and couple’s issues (pre-marital and marital), men’s issues, depression, anxiety and adjustment issues.
From 1985 to 2004, Paul worked in a variety of counseling settings doing:
- Career & academic placement testing, as well as student counseling, with Western Kentucky University’s counseling center (1985 – 1987)
- Psychological assessments for social services, the courts, jails and hospitals as well as outpatient counseling services for Franklin, Kentucky’s Comprehensive Care Center (1987 – 1989)
- Child & adolescent outpatient counseling at Clifton Springs Mental Health in Georgia (1989 – 1992), also serving as Chairman of the Quality Assurance Committee for DeKalb County’s board of Mental Health.
- Private practice outpatient counseling with The Family Connection in Charlotte, North Carolina (1992 – 1994)
- Outpatient, in-home services and residential treatment through Specialized Youth Services working with the Willie M. population (1994 – 1998)
- Intake clinician for Centralized Intake Services, including intake liaison between Area Mental Health and Social Services (1998 – 2004)
- Part-time private practice with Morrocroft Psychological Group, Calvary Counseling Center, and University Psychological Associates during the years 1994-2004
In 2004, Paul started his own private practice, Right Choices Counseling, and the following year (2005) he published his first book through Authorhouse, “Conflict Resolution for Couples”, recently re-released as the 2015 “Complete” edition, or 10th Anniversary Edition. Paul has also authored five other titles (“Conflict Resolution for Christian Couples,” “The Top 10 Marriage Essentials”, “The Top 10 Dating Essentials” and“Conflict Resolution for Couples – ‘Just the Tools’ Edition”). His most recent book, “Moving Past Personal Crises”, was published late 2018.