About P.K. Paris, Our Founder and CEO

P.K. Paris founded CaribTherapy to support those of Caribbean roots who are battling mental health issues. As a native of Jamaica, she knows the stigma that these individuals face if they admit their struggle or seek treatment. However, she also believes that the Caribbean population can join together and become stronger, both mentally and as a community, through the services we provide at CaribTherapy. When you contact CaribTherapy, you gain access to mental health treatment providers, like our founder, who understand the challenges you face. Please use our Caribbean therapist directory to learn more about P.K. Paris, founder and CEO of CaribTherapy, or our other Caribbean mental health professionals.

About P.K. Paris, Founder and CEO

P.K. Paris is an established leader within the mental health care field, having dedicated the past decade of her career to advocating for her clients, as well as providing culturally competent services.
As a native Jamaican, she continues to honor her heritage through her work. While operating her own private practice, she has long held a vision to radically change the stigma regarding mental health treatment, particularly within the Caribbean community. She has proudly created CaribTherapy with the intent to support this population living across the United States. For the first time, individuals will be able to search an interactive, online directory to identify local mental health professionals with Caribbean roots.

What Does P.K. Paris Treat?

Having begun her career as a counselor and therapist, P.K. went on to work in a variety of mental health care contexts, including:
  • Crisis intervention
  • Child welfare and protection
  • Maternity transition
  • Suicide prevention
  • Substance abuse
She has also acquired supervisory experience, overseeing direct care coordinators in a psychiatric rehabilitation program, as well as master’s level psychiatric mental health nurse practitioners (PMHNP). P.K. understands well the need for providing support and comfort during treatment. A cultural and linguistic connection allows for that positive first step. She is ensuring that individuals from Caribbean backgrounds finally have that opportunity via CaribTherapy.

Certifications

P.K. holds a Master of Science in Counseling and Psychology from Troy University. She is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) and a National Certified Counselor (NCC). P.K. is currently pursuing a Doctor of Education (EdD) in Community Care and Counseling with a focus in Traumatology.

Personal Life

P.K. resides in Maryland with her husband and five children, three human and two basset hounds. P.K enjoys spending time with her family, watching movies, shopping on Amazon, and traveling.

What Does P.K. Paris Require of Therapists who Become Members of CaribTherapy?

When a therapist wants to become a member of CaribTherapy, they must complete our simple registration form. Once they’ve submitted the form, our team will approve their application, after which they will have access to their profile and be able to edit and update the content. However, our review team will review any profile changes that the member makes. A membership can end if and when a member cancels their membership or if CaribTherapy cancels their membership.

Find a Therapist on CaribTherapy Today

Your mental health is just as important as your physical health, so if you’re suffering from a mental health condition, it is time to seek treatment. Our therapists treat a range of conditions, such as:

Depression
Anxiety
Post-traumatic stress
disorder
Bipolar disorder
Eating disorders

These mental health issues can be overwhelming in some circumstances, which is why it’s often a good idea to seek professional help. We can make the process simple, straightforward, and comfortable so that you never feel judged or mistreated. To begin the process of finding a Caribbean mental health professional, please use our helpful directory. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us using our convenient online form.