Paul's Programs

Paul J. Schweinler, LMHC, NCC, DAPA

Paul J Schweinler is, among other things, a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC), a Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC), Diplomat of the American Psychotherapy Association (DAPA) and a Board Certified Expert in Traumatic Stress. Paul is an approved instructor with the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation (ICISF), a Florida Supreme Court Certified Mediator and Florida Supreme Court Approved Primary Mediation Instructor.

He has developed keen skills in working with troubled teens, troubled couples and troubled parents. He is the Clinical Director of the Broward Region Ten Critical Incident Stress Management Team (CISM) and has over 9,000 hours of direct of CISM service delivery hours in a wide array of contexts including bank robberies, workplace deaths, corporate downsizing, major disasters, etc... Paul has presented and provided crisis response services both nationally and internationally.

Working with Jeanne Dexter in the development of The Talking Jar Series has been one of his greatest delights. It's his hope that The Talking Jar Series will help bring people of all ages together and have a significant impact in mitigating and healing many of the conflicts and hurts which occur between couples, family members, victims of abuse and domestic terrorism (including bullying).

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Presentations & Workshops

Program Title


Balancing Work and Personal Life

Always trying to juggle too many things? This presentation includes several tools which can go a long way to “get the balance” and reduce stress. (1 Hr Program)

Communication Skills

“What did you say? What did you mean”: Identify your communication style and ways to increase your ability to not just speak, but how to better communicate. (1 or 2 Hr Program)

Creating a Positive Work Environment

Explore your workplace environment and ways to improve it. (1Hr Program)

Keeping Up with Kids

Communicate with your children, using social media and getting past the encrypted one-liners and into fruitful conversation. (1Hr Program)

Managing Family Conflict

Families are bound to have conflict, Neither fighting or avoiding discussions are the answers. Learn basic principles of conflict resolution as well as building more effective means of communicating. (1Hr Program)

Managing Change

Change is inevitable. Learn how to meet change head-on and take charge of your ship rather than be tossed around. (1Hr Program)

Stress at Work

Stress is a fact of life like working. While work can be stressful, managing stress can actually increase job satisfaction, reduce worker’s come claims, and increase work longevity. (1Hr Program)

New Parents-Off to a Good Start

Where is that manual that should come with the baby? Join other new parents in learning about the ups and downs and tricks of the trade in navigating those wonderful first months as new parents. Learn how to read your child’s verbal and non-verbal cues and how to maximize your parenting without sacrificing your relationship. (1Hr Program)

Parenting Your Teen

Navigate the challenges of parenting teens. Based on an extensive 10yr study, participants will discover the five main challenges teens face and how parents need to be involved and responsive to all the changes which occur during this dynamic time of growth and development. (1, 2 or 3 Hr Program)

Helping Relationships Work Better

Why do more than 51% of marriages fail and what can be done to reduce the fallout? Learn to prepare your relationship to have a better chance of survival by thriving! (1, 2 or 3 Hr Program)

Sticks and Stones and Words that Hurt - (Understanding Bullying)

We often think of violence when connected to bullying. Bullying is often closer to the definition of terrorism. Force is not needed when power and control is established and fortified by strong words. Learn how children, teens and adults can empower themselves to stand tall against the threat of bullying and build better allies and relationships. (1Hr Program)

Stress Management for (Insert your group)

Stress, Traumatic Stress, Resistance, Resilience, and Recovery. How to prepare for and respond to that most stressful, traumatic situations and to maximize your resistance, increase your resilience and hasten your recovery. Learn the difference between stress, grief, traumatic stress, PTSD and when to seek out and determine what kind of help to seek. (1, 2 or 4 Hr Program)

Suicide Awareness for Employees

Course to sensitize participants to the constant threat of workplace suicide. Begin to understand the signs and develop a thoughtful plan to respond when someone reaches out for help. (2 Hr Program)

Taming the Back to School Transition

Summer is over and the fun is done (at least for kids) and now it’s back to school. Learn about the stressors our children face with the challenges of a new school year and how to best prepare them in advance for making the best of their next academic and social experience. (1 Hr Program)

Grief vs. Traumatic Stress – Don’t get confused

The dynamics, typical timing and significant differences of stress, traumatic stress and grief. Learn why grief counselors are the last people who need to be called into a school shooting and other places. (1 or 2 Hr Program)

Working Together, Diversity in the Workplace

We are all unique people and the differences between us can be immense. Learning about them and learning to celebrate them can people together in much closer bonds. (1 Hr Program)