Dr. Paul Meenu is a postdoctoral fellow at the Center for Cognitive Therapy & Assessment in Falls Church and Alexandria.
Dr. Meenu has an extensive background in business, special education, and Christian ministry and is grounded in empathic counseling. As a consummate professional, Dr. Meenu obtained his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Walden University, Minneapolis, Minnesota, and Doctor of Theology from Andersonville Theological Seminary, Camila, Georgia. He is a trainee psychologist, a certified pastoral counselor, and an educator of students with special needs. In addition to his warm and calming personality, Dr. Meenu is equipped to work from a spiritual framework to provide skilled psychological services to interested clients in distress.
Dr. Meenu employs industry-tested orientations, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Interpersonal Process Therapy (IPT), Play Therapy, Mindfulness, and other time-tested frameworks to serve his clients’ psychological needs.
Dr. Meenu’s clinical areas of expertise include anxiety, depression, substance abuse, schoolwork avoidance, ADHD and social skills deficits, emotional and behavioral disabilities, self-harm, marital challenges, divorce and grief/loss. He loves working with children, the youth & adolescent populations as well as adults.
Dr. Meenu enjoys spending time with family, traveling, watching soccer games, preaching, playing the piano, and singing in church.