Paul received his ungraduate degree at York University and then went on to obtain his Masters of Arts in Counselling Psychology from Yorkville University. He has also received training from the American Association of Sex Addiction Therapists and is currently one of the only Certified Sexual Recovery Therapists with AASAT in Ontario. Paul is also a member of the Ontario Association of Consultants, Counsellors, Psychometrists and Psychotherapists, and subscribes to their professional code of ethics.
Paul has also received training in a specialized protocol to treat Post Traumatic Stress Disorder called Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR). This method has been effectively used to treat symptoms of abuse and trauma for many years.
Paul has a wide range of life experience, having worked as a self-employed professional, as well as in the finance industry, the construction industry, and as a sales manager for a multi-national corporation. This has allowed Paul to be involved with a wide range of people from all walks of life, and develop a wide perspective on life's issues.
PAUL LAVERGNE, M.A.C.P., O.A.C.C.P.P., S.R.T.
Paul has been working with those struggling with sexual and relational issues since 2007.
As a therapist, Paul enjoys helping couples solve their relational problems, develop better intimacy and communication skills, and reconnect emotionally. He has also helped individuals dealing with stress, anger, depression and anxiety, and sexual dysfunctions, affairs and sexually compulsive behaviours.
Paul has appeared twice as a guest expert on LIFE 100.3 FM radio discussing recovery from sex addiction, and has also been a guest speaker at both Fleming College and Trillium College in Peterborough. You can also hear Paul in the CHEX TV feature on sex addiction by going to the link on the "Video" page.
Paul has enjoyed teaching therapy courses at Durham College as the need arises, and loves passing on his knowledge and experience to his students there!