Last updated: 7/9/2020

Paul Kelner, LCSW-C, CSAT (301) 388-0178
Last Updated: 7/9/2020
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Gender: Male

Languages Spoken:

Focusing on:
Addictions/Other (gambling, sex, etc.) Men's Issues
Also serving:

Office and Contact Information
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Right Start Recovery
Silver Spring, MD 20905
(301) 388-0178

Office Hours:
MonBy appointment
TueBy appointment
WedBy appointment
ThuBy appointment
FriBy appointment
SatBy appointment
Online Schedule: Schedule
Average wait time for new clients: Not specified

Response Time to Call:
Weekdays: 3 Hours
Weekends: 3 Hours

Online Therapy (email, live chat, video)
Secure HIPAA-compliant Video (, etc.)
Video Counseling (Zoom, Skype, etc.)
Weekend Office Hours


Years of Experience: 30

MD - LCSW-C [09795]

Credentials and Certifications:
Certified Sex Addiction Therapist (CSAT)

Fees and Payment Options
Individual: $205
Couples: $205
Group: $125
Family: N/A

Sliding Scale: No

Accept Credit Card: Yes

Free Services:
Brief Phone Consultation


Age Groups and Specific Populations (focus areas are bold)
Age groups:
Adults (26-59) Seniors (60 +) Young Adults (18-25)

Specific populations:
ACOA (Adult Children of Alcoholics) Adopted Biracial Couples First Responders (Police, Fire, EMT) Interracial Families/Couples Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender/Queer (LGBTQ) Military/Veterans
Treatment Methods and Approaches
Theoretical approaches - focus areas:

Other theoretical approaches:
Behavioral Cognitive/Behavioral Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT) Motivational Interviewing Psycho-Educational Psychodynamic
Methods - focus areas:
Online Therapy
Other methods:
Couple/Marital Family Systems Group Individual
Religious and Multi-cultural Experience (focus areas are bold)
Religious experience:

Multi-cultural experience:

Professional Associations

Sex Addiction Recovery Group
No description provided. Please see contact information below.
Group Focus: Addictions - Sexual
Addictions - Other Types
Group Status:
Group Type:
Member Age: Young Adults (18-25)
Adults (26-59)
Seniors (60 +)
Member Gender:
Location: Virtual
On-Line, OH 20852
Phone: (301) 388-0178
Meeting Time: From 7:00PM to 9:00PM
Meeting Frequency: Every 1 weeks on Thursday