Paul Downey, PhD- Chestnut Hill Counseling Associates

About Paul Downey, PhD- Chestnut Hill Counseling Associates

Over 25 Years of Experience
“From the time I left school, I have focused my attention on children and helping them overcome their problems. My extensive work with learning disabilities, conduct disorders, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, and other problems that occur in children, allows me to screen your child accurately and develop the right treatment for him or her.”
Doctorate: Psychology, Boston University, Boston, MA
Licensed Psychologist: New Hampshire
MA: Psychology, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
BA: Psychology, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA
Postdoctoral Research: Worcester Foundation for Experimental Biology, Shrewsbury, MA
Postdoctoral Training: Psychotherapy, Behavioral Psychotherapy
Special Training: Interventions With Children and Adolescents, PTSD, Family Therapy Group Psychotherapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy
Paying Attention to Our Future
“A big part of my experience comes from working directly with students in a school setting. A school is the ideal place for making a difference for children by forming partnerships with parents and teachers. I feel a strong sense of duty to the children who need my help.”
School Psychologist: Rochester School Department – Psychoeducational testing; Teacher consultation; Services to parents of special-needs children

Staff Psychologist: Seacoast Learning Collaborative – Worked with kindergarten through 12th grade Special Education students; Individual and group therapy; Teacher consultation; Parent consultation on behavior management issues; In-service training for teachers; Supervision of psychology interns and nonlicensed psychologists and counselors; Helped develop an alternative program for junior and senior high school emotionally handicapped students
“Together, a group of professionals in their field can accomplish a lot more than an individual. There is strength in numbers – and a better chance to provide the highest quality service to the public.”
Member: American Psychological Association, New Hampshire Psychological Association, New Hampshire Association of School Psychologists


Chestnut Hill Counseling Associates – Dover

16 Fifth Street
Dover, New Hampshire 03820