Paula M Mekkelsen, LCSW
Paula has been a practicing Licensed Clinical Social Worker since 1985. She is genuinely passionate about life, compassionate and a true cheerleader at heart. She enjoys working with adults, adolescents, children and counsels individuals, couples, families and groups. Joining Dr. Awwa in private practice in 1990, Paula has proudly been affiliated with Connecticut Behavioral Health Associates, PC from the beginning.
Offering life coaching; individual, couple, family & group sessions; employee assistance; consultation; workshops; networking and referrals. Paula has provided critical incident debriefing and has facilitated numerous seminars including, Stress Management; Conflict Resolution; Kids in Cyberspace; Eating Disorders; Addictions; Communication Skills; Building Healthy Relationships; Bereavement, Grief and Loss; and, Managing Anxiety and Depression.
Upon request, Paula would be more than happy to design a seminar based upon an individual and/or corporate needs.
Board Certified Diplomate
University Of Rhode Island – Human Development – Magna Su Laude & President’s Award
University Of Connecticut – Social Work
Connecticut Council Of Administrators Of Special Education
Eastern Connecticut Chamber Of Commerce
National Association Of Social Workers
National Eating Disorder Organization
Zumba Instructor Network