Author: Paul Hokemeyer

Dr. Paul Hokemeyer is a Manhattan and Malibu, CA based Marriage and Family Therapist who serves on the panel of experts for "The Dr. Oz Show" and as a Fox News Analyst. In addition, he is the Senior Clinical Advisor for Caron Ocean Drive, an executive level residential treatment center located on the Gold Coast of Florida. He is an internationally recognized expert on treating individuals and families of wealth, power and celebrity for mental health and addiction issues. His academic and clinical research has been published by Lambert Academic Press, The Journal of Wealth Management, and Family Therapy. He is frequently quoted as an expert in a host of media outlets including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, WebMD, YahooShine, Men's Health and others. In addition to holding a doctorate in psychology, he holds a doctorate in law (J.D.) and worked as a corporate attorney prior to becoming a psychotherapist. Dr. Hokemeyer served on the board of directors for the New York Association of Marriage and Family Therapists, is a clinical member of the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists, and is a certified trauma therapist.
  • Ph.D. in Psychology from Saybrook University; J.D. from Capital University Law School
  • Marriage and Family Therapist for Private Practice, Senior Clinical Advisor to Ocean Drive at Caron Rennaissance
  • Family, Marriage, Addictions, Wealth Identity
Women in Treatment: Models of Success

Research indicates that, when compared to men, women enjoy higher rates of recovery successfully navigate challenges with a deeper resolve and strength of character.

The Psychology of Wealth, Power and Celebrity

Regardless of his or her place on the wealth, power and celebrity spectrum, everyone deserves culturally and clinically competent care. Unfortunately, too few actually get it.

Summer Reflection: Using Sadness for Strength
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When reflecting on the summer, it’s important we “glance back, but not stare.” We must use the sadness and pain that we’ve experienced to deepen our recovery.

Sex Addiction: Fifty Shades of Shame
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“The next thing I knew, Marsha and I were deep into this S&M thing. Now, I obsess about her all the time. It’s taken over my life.”

Narcissism: The Chronic Character Pathology of Underlying Addictions

I received a phone call last week that made me stop and think about the incredibly destructive toll narcissism takes on relationships and families.

Infidelity: Defining the Narrative of Your Relationship

Over the years I’ve found it’s one of the more common injuries that occurs where an addiction has corroded the intimacy bond that is crucial to healthy relationships.

Pros Talk Naloxone

States are granting naloxone access for first responders, as the pharmaceutical industry develops user-friendly alternatives, such as nasal spray. Is naloxone a “cure” for the opioid overdose epidemic?

Luxury Treatment: Guidelines for Culturally and Clinically Competent Care

A lovely view, gourmet food and high thread count sheets are good, but smart, committed and seasoned professionals are better.