Gary Paulson, Substance Use Assessor

Substance Use Therapist

Professional Philosophy

People deserve the chance to become aware of stumbling blocks in their life, and be given the opportunity to resolve those issues. The freedom to choose is of the highest gifts.

Specialty Areas

  • Assessment and treatment of substance abuse and dependency and coexisting disorders

Clinic Locations

Cottage Grove

Professional Experience

Worked in C.D. field since 1991 in various capacities to include: counselor, assessment, case manager and program manager.


Associates Degree Anoka/Ramsey Community College. Graduate of College of St. Catherine, St. Mary’s Campus, Substance Dependency and Family Therapy

License and Credentials

Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LADC) by State of Minnesota.