About Paula Ochs

About Paula Ochs

Paula Ochs, LCSW, CP, PAT, is an experienced practitioner, supervisor*,
and educator of family therapy, and a certified psychodramatist, in Northern
New Jersey.  She is the founder and director of Chrysalis Clinical
Supervision and Training, which specializes in the professional
development of psychotherapists including social workers, family therapists,
and counselors, at all levels.  She is an Adjunct Associate Professor at NYU
and recently taught a graduate course in Family Therapy to social work
students at Rutgers.  Paula co-led an institute-level course in Structural
Family Therapy in 2013 and has presented workshops on Family Therapy,
Psychodrama, and Supervision.

Paula is also the Associate Clinical Director of Family Service League, a
not-for-profit agency that provides individual, couple, family, and group
counseling services to the community in Northern NJ.

Paula has presented her work at many conferences and universities
including the American Family Therapy Academy, the NASW, Rutgers,
Kean, Seton Hall, and Montclair State University and at her alma mater,
Knox College.  She has organized conferences on Alternatives to
Medication for Children (2015) and Working with Troubled Adolescents and
their Families with Maurizio Andolfi (2016).

Paula has over 17 years of experience in counseling survivors of sexual
assault.   Her 10 years of intensive training in psychodrama has enhanced
her ability to work with trauma victims and to train clinicians in this difficult
work.  She completed her psychodrama certification (CP) in January, 2015
and is a PAT.  She recently joined the Psychodrama & Creative Arts
Therapy Institute of NYC as a staff PAT .

She is a member of AFTA, AAMFT, ASGPP, ISEPP (International Society
for Ethical Psychology & Psychiatry) & NASW

*Certified by the Boards of Social Work and Marriage and Family Therapy Examiners.
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