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Deschenes, Paul R.

Senior Instructor
Northeastern University
School Affiliation

Cambridge College School of Psychology & Counseling


Academic Focus

Psychological assessment

Community Involvement

Veterans of Foreign Wars

Courses Taught
  • Psychological Testing
  • Human Development Across the Lifespan

M.Ed. - Northeastern University Graduate School of Education - Counseling and guidance

M.Ed. - Boston College Graduate School of Arts and Sciences - Urban education

B.A. - Boston College School of Education - Social studies and secondary education

Professional Certifications

  • Certified school psychologist
  • Certified guidance counselor

“In some respects we are like all other people, some other people, no other person.”

Professional Experience
  • School Psychologist, Ashland Public Schools, Ashland, MA
  • TEAM Evaluation Chairperson, Ashland Public Schools, Ashland, MA
  • Guidance Counselor, Ashland Public Schools, Ashland, MA
Awards & Recognitions

Unsung Hero, Ashland (MA) Public Schools - 2004-2005

Special Appreciation Award, Ashland Parent Advisory Council for Special Education (1998-1999)

Alpha and Omega Senior Honor Society, Boston College School of Education

Research & Publications

A Holistic Approach to an Elementary School Counseling Program, ERIC #: ED 193571

Selected Presentations

A Holistic Approach to Elementary School Counseling, American Personnel and Guidance Association Annual Convention, Atlanta, GA, 1980

Professional Memberships & Affiliations

Phi Delta Kappa