Dr. Paul Hokemeyer

Dr. Paul Hokemeyer (J.D., Ph.D.) believes mental health matters for everyone, everywhere.


He is the founding principal of Drayson Mews and author of Fragile Power: Why Having Everything is Never Enough (Hazelden, 2019), the seminal resource for UHNW individuals, couples and families seeking culturally respectful and clinically effective mental and relational health services. In addition, Dr. Paul serves as a Senior Expert to Ispahani Advisory, a London based consulting firm and is an ambassador to the Global Wellness Institute where he advises the world’s leading wellness resorts and companies on issues relating to mental and relational health.
Prior to graduating from the Harvard Medical School’s Global Leaders in Healthcare program, Dr. Paul explored the use of digital technologies to improve the delivery of behavioral health services to disenfranchised global communities at the Yale School of Management.
In addition to his academic and clinical work, Dr. Paul has extensive experience in the realm of philanthropy. As a trustee of a family foundation, Dr. Paul has stewarded over three million U.S. dollars to enhance the delivery of direct mental health services to community centers across America and has a deep commitment to the environmental justice movement through leadership positions with national and international environmental NGOs.
Dr. Paul’s research in the realm of UHNW identity and behavioral health has been peer reviewed and published by the Journal of Wealth Management, the International Family Offices Journal, Globe Law and Business, and Lambert Academic Press. He and his work have been featured in a wide variety of international media outlets including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The World Economic Forum, the Johns Hopkins Newsletter, Harvard Business Review Arabia, CNN, Men’s Health, The Guardian, Tatler (where he was selected as one of the world’s top ‘problem solvers’), the Campden Club, the Institute of Private Investors, the Purposeful Planning Institute, Brown Brothers Harriman, WebMD, Psych Central and others. He is on the editorial board of Middle East Business News and Magazine, a leading resource for family businesses and entrepreneurs in the MENA region and was named ‘the pioneer’ of the field of wealth and mental health by Paris’ Society magazine.
Dr. Paul speaks English and has basic Spanish and French comprehension skills. He is available for consultations with individuals, couples, families, family enterprises and businesses around the world through encrypted telehealth platforms.