Paul Baysinger

Paul Baysinger graduated from Denver Seminary in December of 2009 with a Master’s in Community
Counseling Licensure and has experience providing counseling to adolescence, college students, individuals, and couples in Colorado, Minnesota, and Alaska. Paul’s clinical experience includes treating clients with depression, anxiety, grief and loss, addictions, sexual addiction, anger, trauma, and relational issues. He strives to create a safe environment within the counseling setting where clients are encouraged and supportive in their efforts to make lasting life changes. Paul utilizes a cognitive behavioral framework, and, a task approach in treating addictions. Special certifications that Paul has include: EMDR, Prepare and Enrich, Group Crisis Intervention, National Certified Counselor, and is a Certified Sexual Addiction Therapist Candidate. Paul is licensed by the State of Alaska as a Licensed Professional Counselor.


Denver Seminary
Littleton, CO
MA: Community Counseling Licensure

Coursework Included:
Counseling Theories
Human Development and Counseling
Counseling Foundations
Group Experience
Crisis Intervention in Disasters
Psychopathology and Diagnosis
Groups in Counseling
Marital and Premarital
Assessments and Measurements in Counseling
Professional Orientation
Social and Cultural Foundations of Counseling
Integration of Counseling and Theology
Career Development and Assessment
Research and Evaluation in Counseling
Counseling Children

North Park University
Chicago, IL
BA: Youth Ministry

Covenant Bible College
Strathmore, AB
Certificate of Biblical Studies

Work Experience

Alaska Counseling Excellence, Inc. Wasilla, AK
License Professional Counselor September 2015 to Present
Provide assessments for individuals, couples, and/or families. Develop treatment plans and coordinate care with other provider when necessary

Covenant Enabling Residency (CER): Developmental Disability Home Duluth, MN
Living Skills Assistant / Tripping Coordinator May 2010 – May 2015
Mentor and teach individuals living and social skills while ensuring a safe and supportive environment. Develop, organize, and guide multi-day and week local and international adventure trips for persons with developmental disabilities.

Family Support Services Duluth, MN
Mental Health Practitioner April 2010 – August 2014
Educate, model, and coach individuals to utilize coping skills to succeed in interpersonal, social, housing, education, and vocational goals. Counsel individuals to understand their barriers to community integration and explore means to increase healthy living options.

Colorado Christian University Lakewood, CO
Counselor Intern January 2009 – March 2010
Led group therapy and counseled young adults with a variety of mental health issues including addictions, trauma, depression, anxiety, and bereavement.

Adventure Academy USA: At-Risk Teen Educational and Adventure Program Ashland, OR
Lead Mentor September 2006 – December 2006
Organized and directed day and multi-week outdoor adventures while providing stability, discipline, structure, counsel, and spiritual guidance to at-risk adolescents in academic, community, and wilderness situations.

Lakeview Covenant Church Duluth, MN
Assistant Youth Pastor Intern August 2005 – August 2006
Planned and taught Bible studies, wilderness expeditions, and other special events for the purpose of spiritual and emotional growth of junior and senior high school students.

Covenant Bible College Alberta, Canada
Resident Director August 2003 – May 2005
Provided discipleship, leadership, counsel, and supervision to first-year college students.

Certifications / Additional Experience:

Alaska Professional Counselor #102720
Certified Sexual Addiction Therapist Candidate
Idaho Licensed Professional Counselor LPC 5718
National Certified Counselor #260615
Critical Incident Stress Management: Group Crisis Intervention
Prepare and Enrich Certification

Continuing Education and Training:

Boys Adrift: How boys learn 2011
Raising Connected and Competent Children 2013
Working with Refugees and Torture Survivors 2013
Stress Burnout and Compassion Fatigue 2014
Twelve Steps for Healing from Addiction 2014
Empirically Supported Treatments for Chronic Depression 2014
Symptom Stabilization for Complex Trauma Survivors 2014
Spirituotherapy 2014
Healthy Sexuality 2014
Treating Sexual Addictions 2015
Anxiety Depression and Neurobiology 2015
Premarital Counseling 2015
Soul Care 2015
Certified Sex Addiction Therapist Training Mod. 1, 2015
Ethical Dilemmas: Clinical Work with Adult Interpersonal Abuse 2016
Certified Sex Addiction Therapist Training Mod. 2, 2016

EMDR Part 1 2015
EMDR Institute: Consultant Trainer Barbara Parrett
EMDR Part 2 2016
EMDR Institute: Consultant Trainer Barbara Parrett

Professional Organizations:

American Counseling Association (ACA)
EMDR International Association (EMDRIA)
National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC)
International Institute for Trauma and Addiction Professionals (IITAP)