Paula DeMoreLicensed Professional Counselor

    Education and Training

    Master of Counseling Psychology (M.C.), Suma Cum Laude, Arizona State University
    Juris Doctor (J.D.), Order of the Coif, University of Arizona College of Law
    Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Magna Cum Laude,University of Arizona (Phi Beta Kappa; Phi Kappa Phi)
    Master’s Practicum and Internship experience: Arizona State University
    Counselor Training Center; Phoenix Job Corps

    Advanced Training

    Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
    Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
    Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
    Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
    Certified Clinical Trauma Professional (CCTP)
    Mindfulness and Meditation
    Relaxation and Stress Management
    Collaborative Divorce Resolution
    Negotiation, Mediation and Collaboration

     

    Licensure/Certification

    Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)
    Arizona Board of Behavioral Health Examiners National Certified Counselor (NCC)
    National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC)
    State Bar of Arizona (SBA)
    Maricopa County Bar Association (MCBA)
    American Bar Association (ABA)

     

    Memberships

    • National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC)
    • American Counseling Association (ACA)
    • Collaborative Professionals of Phoenix (CPP), board member
    • Maricopa County Association of Family Mediators (MCAFM)
    • Arizona Bar Association (ABA); section memberships in Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) and Family Law

     

    Work Experience

    • Private practitioner working with adolescents and adults, couples and families; specializing in trauma, anxiety, depression and related disorders
    • Community mental health agency practitioner specializing in trauma, anxiety, depression and related disorders
    • Commercial litigation and appellate attorney

     

    Publications

    • “Powerful Witness Preparation” national continuing education seminar materials, Professional Education Group (PEG)
    • “Conducting a Winning Deposition” national continuing legal education seminar materials, Professional Education Group (PEG)

     

    Community Outreach

    • Homeward Bound, founding member Friends of Homeward Bound Rooftop Gala
    • UMOM New Day Center, Buckles and Bangles committee member
    • Brophy College Preparatory Mothers’ Guild
    • Xavier College Preparatory Mothers’ Guild
    • National Charity League
    • Boys Team Charity