Dr. Paula V. Boulware-Brown
Paula V. Boulware-Brown, Psy.D. is the Associate Director of Psychological Services. She is also the Staff Psychologist for Caron's Executive Program and is a licensed, clinical psychologist in the states of Virginia and Pennsylvania.
She earned a Doctorate in Psychology from Regent University in Virginia and pre-doctoral internship and post-doctoral residency training in an out-patient setting providing psychological testing and psychotherapy to an adult population. Dr. Brown completed advanced training in psychological testing at the Eden Family Institute in Hampton, Virginia. Her theoretical orientation is Cognitive Behavioral and she holds specialized training in evidence based psychotherapy approaches including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Cognitive Processing Therapy for PTSD, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Enhancement Therapy, and an evidence based model for the treatment of addictions known as Living in Balance. Dr. Brown also has extensive training and experience in providing treatment for patients with co-occurring disorders.
Dr. Brown has had the pleasure of working with a diverse population throughout her career including the military, spending almost a decade as a staff psychologist for the US Navy in the substance abuse and rehabilitation program. In this role, she provided treatment to national and international military members in all branches of the armed services. Dr. Brown holds training in program development, supervision and consultation and has had a prominent role in the development of the Psychology Specialty Groups at Caron. She has held numerous supervisory positions with programs seeking to develop and enhance mental health services in the states of Maryland and Virginia. Additionally, she had developed and facilitated training programs for addiction treatment certification, and provided clinical supervision to Master’s and Doctoral level students as part of her work.
Dr. Brown is the author of “Eagles Don’t Eat Chicken Food,” an inspirational book offering a strategy for overcoming life’s obstacles with the goal of self-actualization to its fullness. Her work as a trainer and seminar facilitator is uniquely marked by the integration of psychology and theology promoting health and healing for women. She provides numerous training in the mid-Atlantic Region. Dr. Brown’s approach to treatment is colored by her passion and belief in the resilience of the human spirit.