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Brian Paulson, MA, LMHC, MCAP, CGAC

Primary Therapist
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Brian is a native to Florida and moved to the Tampa Bay Area for school, earning his bachelor's from the University of South Florida. After completing college, Brian went to an internship in milieu therapy which provided him the opportunity to work as a group counselor at various homeless shelters. This would later lead to pursuing a Master's in Mental Health Counseling from Liberty University. Brian is continuing his education by pursuing a Ph.D. in Counselor Education & Supervision. Brian believes in a person-centered approach to therapy, meeting clients where they are and recognizing their potential and strengths towards recovery. In his free time, he enjoys board games, running, reading, researching fun facts, and spending quality time with loved ones and family.

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    Life is so much better after recovery. I'm in better spirits. I can conquer almost anything on my own. And I couldn't be happier.

    - Tom K.

    Recovery is about the beginning of a new life and not about dwelling on what you might have done in the past. The counseling, along with the spiritual basis for the counseling is second to none!

    - Former Patient

    The people cared about me and the people took me under their wing. They not only saved my life, but they saved my brothers and in a way my sons.

    - Bryan F.

    We found at Tranquil Shores people who were totally dedicated to treating and healing the whole person, physically, emotionally and spiritually. They replaced despair and brokenness with confidence and joy, shame with acceptance and grace, most of all sadn

    - Former Family Member of Patient

    I had this act going like I was this great student and daughter and I was absolutely dying inside. Luckily I was blessed with amazing parents that talked to Chad Johnson and they figured out a way to get me to Tranquil Shores. I started doing what I was to

    - Ashley

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