Dr. Paul Schratz, PhD, ABPP Clinician- Ellicott City

Dr. Schratz received a BA from Vanderbilt University, a MA from Loyola in Maryland (including a year in the Pastoral Counseling program) and a PhD from Georgia State University. He is licensed and board certified in Clinical Psychology. He gained much depth and breadth of experience in previous work as a Psychologist with the Navy and with the Veterans Administration.

Dr. Schratz has been active in many ministries in the Catholic Church, especially with Catholic men’s ministry at the local and diocesan levels. He has a passion for helping Catholic men become “the best version of themselves” (Matthew Kelly). His wife is a Catholic elementary school Principal. They successfully launched their two children, and they are happy that both are living nearby.

Dr. Schratz provides individual and conjoint therapy for adults at the Ellicott City location, face-to-face and virtually.

  • Primary: Anger Management, Anxiety/Fears (including phobias, insomnia, nightmares), Bipolar Disorder, Chronic Illness, Deployment/Reintegration Issues (military, veterans, employees with security clearances, and their families), Depression, Faith Development/Spiritual Issues, Loss/Grief, Men’s Issues, Occupational & Vocational Problems, Pain Management, Personality Disorders, Relationships, Schizophrenic Spectrum, Sex & Pornography Addiction, Sexuality, Stage of Life Transitions (e.g. marriage, divorce, empty nest, job loss, retirement), Stress Management, Tobacco/Nicotine Cessation

  • Secondary: Domestic Violence, Obsessive/Compulsive (OCD), Parenting, Post-Abortive, Step Families, Substance Abuse, Trauma/PTSD

  • Treatment Orientations: Individual Therapy integrating Psychodynamic, Cognitive, Cognitive-Behavioral and Behavior Modification approaches, Group Therapy

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