Treating Mind and Spirit as One

Paul Kelly

Paul Kelly, MA, LMHC, CSAT

Paul Kelly is a licensed psychotherapist practicing in New York City.  He treats a wide range of mental, emotional, and psychological challenges and has special expertise in the treatment of:

– Sex addiction
– Relationship trauma
– LGBTQ issues
– Spiritual distress
– Creative and artistic challenges
– Career advancement

Paul works from a strengths perspective and uses client-centered, positive psychology approaches along with evidence based treatments such Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, EMDR, Psychodynamic Therapy, and others.

Paul has worked with recovering sex addicts for 25 years. He has trained with the leading figures in the field of sex addiction including Patrick Carnes (Out of the Shadows, Don’t Call It Love, The Betrayal Bond), Stefanie Carnes, (Mending a Shattered Heart), Ken Adams (Silently Seduced), Alex Katehakis (Erotic Intelligence), Rob Weiss (Cruise Control), and others.  From 2013-2016 he served as Primary Therapist at New York Pathways where he treated both addicts and their partners, and where he designed and developed their Personalized Intensives Program as well as their Gay Men’s program.

He is a member of the International Institute of Trauma Professionals (IITAP) as well as the Society for the Advancement of Sexual Health (SASH) and a member of the New York Mental Health Counselors Association (NYMHCA).

Paul works with both individuals and couples and also offers group therapy.  He can be reached at or at 917-686-8660.