Paul J. Gurulé
As a Behavioral Health Therapist for the Grand View Program, Paul Gurulé guides patients into recovery by providing individual therapy and psychoeducation and facilitating group therapy.
He also has a role in assessment and treatment planning and provides his patients with information about aftercare resources and services, assisting them with recovery planning. Paul took on this role in 2021, having joined Caron in 2017 as a counselor assistant. In 2020, he was promoted to a supervisory position. In those previous roles, Paul worked in the detox unit and in the Grand View Program, experience that has helped him in his current work.
Prior to coming to Caron, Paul worked at another treatment center as a counselor in an outpatient program, working with Native Americans, first responders, and legal professionals.
He is a certified alcohol and drug counselor and an advanced certified relapse prevention specialist. He is currently in a Master of Arts program in clinical mental health counseling at Kutztown University, Pennsylvania. He has a Bachelor of Science in psychology with a focus on addiction studies from Nova Southeastern University, Florida.
"People come to Caron at their most fragile, many of them overwhelmed with guilt and shame. We let them know that they are not alone and give them the guidance and support they need to move forward into a better way of living. We help them to love themselves.”