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Twomey, John F.

Senior Instructor
Boston University
School Affiliation

Cambridge College School of Psychology and Counseling

Academic Focus

A multi-approach oriented psychologist, exploring the many approaches to psychotherapeutic practices

Community Involvement

Youth baseball coach

Worked with veterans from several wars supporting them as they healed from the trauma of battle and coped with their issues of finding, experiencing and staying in love.

Courses Taught

Personality and Counseling Theory
Group Dynamics, Group Counseling and Human Systems


Ed.D. - Boston University - Counseling Psychology
Ed.M. - Boston University - School Psychology
A.B. - St. John's College - Psychology/Classics

Professional Certification

  • Diplomate in Clinical Psychology, American Board of Professional Psychology
  • Licensed Psychologist, Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Post Doctoral Training
Extensive training in behavioral and psychodynamic depth psychology with several World War II veteran psychologists and psychiatrists


I've taught hundreds of medical and psychology students how to approach helping people from all cultures to explore and develop their unique personality style in their quests for love and relationships.

Professional Experience
  • Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry (Psychology) - Tufts University School of Medicine
  • Staff Psychologist - VA Boston Healthcare System (4 decades)
  • Assistant Professor of Correctional Rehabilitation and Counseling Psychology - Southern Illinois University
  • Consulting Psychologist - U.S. Penitentiary, Marion, IL; The Chester Illinois Mental Health Hospital and several mental health agencies
  • Forensic psychological evaluations for adolescents - Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Division of Youth Services and Legal Medicine
  • Instructor in biology - South Boston High School
  • Active duty, U.S. Navy, Psychology Technician and Hospital Corpsman - U.S. Naval Hospital, Chelsea, MA
Awards & Recognitions

Meritorious and Dedicated Service Award, American Board of Professional Psychology

Professional Memberships & Affiliations
  • American Psychological Association
  • American Board of Professional Psychology; served several years as complaint review specialist and examination chairman
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Clinical Psychology