J. Paul Zawacki, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Clinical Instructor of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Keck School of Medicine of USC

J. Paul Zawacki, MSW, LCSW received his Master of Social Work from the University of Southern California. He serves as a liaison for the School of Cinematic Arts, Viterbi School of Engineering, Thornton School of Music, and the Muslim Student Union.  He is also a designated counselor for Title IX respondents. His professional interests include treatment of emotional neglect and narcissistic abuse, complex trauma, crisis intervention, anxiety disorders, depression, bipolar disorders, first-break psychosis, assertiveness and effective communication, first-generation college students, Muslim mental health, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Relational Frame Theory (RFT), and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT).