Paula Barthelmess is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) who has been providing mental health treatment to individuals for the past 15 years. She treats a variety of populations and specializes in Trauma specific care such as EMDR and TF-CBT. Paula also specializes in extensive family therapy to individuals in their home environment as well as clinical settings.
She has a Masters in Social Work, which she received from Walla Walla University in the State of Washington. Paula currently holds a clinical endorsement from the State of Idaho. She has owned and operated a community based mental health clinic for the past 12 years.
In 2015 Paula founded a non-profit organization Community Outreach Behavioral Services (COBS) to spread awareness about Human Trafficking in Idaho and provide trauma care to individuals and their families directly involved in Human Trafficking.