Dr. Paul Hokemeyer, or “Dr. Paul” as he is known by his clients and colleagues, is one of the world’s foremost experts on resolving the complex, sensitive and nuanced issues that arise among prominent families. A believer in education as a lifelong process, Dr. Paul is currently a fellow in the Global Leaders in Healthcare program at Harvard Medical School. He holds a Ph.D. in psychology, a doctorate in law (J.D.), and a M.A. in family dynamics. During the pandemic, he studied the use of digital technologies to address our anxiety epidemic at the Yale University School of Management. Dr. Paul has been licensed in Colorado and New York states as a Marriage and Family Therapist.
A highly regarded thought leader and expert on anxiety, Dr. Paul’s academic and clinical research has been utilised by The World Economic Forum, Campden Wealth, Entrepreneur Middle East, The Journal of Wealth Management, Middle East Business Magazine and News, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, and many other international publications. His book, Fragile Power: Why Having Everything is Never Enough (Hazelden, 2019) set the benchmark for culturally competent, clinically excellent and innovative care in the provision of mental health and addiction treatment services for individuals and families who’s well-being requires heightened levels of discretion, service and sophistication. His book, released at the start of the pandemic, has been a consistent international bestseller on Audible.com since its release. His expertise and innovation in the field of mental health has earned him a place as one of the world’s top “Problem Solvers” in Tatler’s High Net Worth Address Book.
Dr. Paul established Drayson Mews International in London to provide and implement strategic solutions that enable UHNW individuals and families to artfully navigate the issues that stand in the way of their optimal functioning. These issues typically involve relational conflicts, next-generation transitions, the implementation of and adherence to family constitutions and values, post-marriage adjustment, pre-marriage planning, divorce, sexuality, gender identity, professional and personal motivation, grief, addiction and anxiety treatment and other mental health needs.
Dr. Paul is passionate about mental health innovation, environmental stewardship and entrepreneurship. He has worked in the realm of philanthropy for the Human Rights Campaign and Greenpeace International in Amsterdam and diligently uses his influence and resources to provide direct and culturally sensitive mental health services to communities in America, the Middle East, India and Europe.