Shawn Daugherty - Executive Director | Newport Academy

Executive Director

Shawn Daugherty

Shawn Daugherty has extensive leadership experience in the mental health treatment field. His roles have included director of behavioral health at Parkland Medical Center in Derry, New Hampshire; executive director at Lowell Treatment Center in Lowell, Massachusetts; and director of clinical services and case management at the Medical Center of Aurora, Colorado. Moreover, Shawn served as clinical director at the Family Service Center of Wilmette in Illinois, and director of psychological services for Streamwood Behavioral Health System.

A licensed psychologist, Shawn is an expert in adolescent treatment and development and evidence-based psychotherapies. He specializes in mood disorders, attachment difficulties, and developmental disabilities. Furthermore, Shawn is trained in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Applied Behavior Analysis, and Attachment Therapy. Shawn’s clinical positions have included therapist at the Center for Psychological Services and member of the Crisis Response Team at Shawnee Hills Mental Health and Mental Retardation Center in Charleston, West Virginia.

Newport Academy…in his own words

“Newport Academy is completely committed to excellence in the growth and development of teens and their families.” –Shawn Daugherty

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