Boston University College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College:
Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation

Boston University College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College:
Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation

Paul Cherchia, M.A., LMHC

Co-Director, College Mental Health Education Programs

cherchia@bu.edu 617.353.6628

Paul Cherchia, LMHC-MA Co-Directs the College Mental Health Educational Program, CMHEP at Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation in the College of Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College at Boston University. Paul is an instructor as well as a college coach within the NITEO program a wellness and academic skills-building program assisting college students to successfully re-enter college and complete higher education. He also co-developed teaches PDP HE 102 LEAD BU: Building Wellness & Academic Skills for Success, which is a wellness and academic seminar helping students learn strategies for academic success, explore values and goals, access campus supports and develop skills for healthy interpersonal relationships. Additionally, he supervises Peer Academic Coaches that work one on one with other BU students who are living with a mental health challenge. Prior to working at the Center, he was employed within Boston University working in both the Enrollment Offices and Residence Life Offices.

Areas of Expertise

  • Generating and executing training and consultation opportunities for BU and non-BU based communities
  • Continuing partnerships and acquiring new relationships with BU and non-BU based communities