William F. Dougherty, PsyD

301 W. Grove St. Clarks Summit, PA Tel: 570-207-1529

Professional Counseling, Consulting and Biofeedback

Dr. Bill Dougherty is a Licensed Professional Counselor and has passed the National Certified Psychologist Professional Practice Examination.

Providing counseling services to children, teens, and adults for over twenty-six years.                                                           

  • Approved provider for First Priority Health, First Priority Life, Highmark Blue Shield, Blue Cross of Northeastern PA, Aetna, Geisinger, Cigna, Humana, Magellan, United Behavioral Health, Federal Occupational Health, Procter & Gamble EAP, PA State Employees SEAP provider, All One Health EAP.
  • Accepts reimbursement in full from most worker's compensation auto insurance, and commercial health insurance plans.
  • A reduced fee scale is considered based upon need.  

My private practice office is located at 301 W. Grove Street in the West Grove Street Professional Plaza, 2nd Building/Upper Level, Clarks Summit, PA 18411  Office Hours:  Monday through Friday 9 am to 7 pm.  Saturday from  8 am to 2 pm. 

         A private office entrance is available & plenty of off-street parking.      

Please keep in mind that communications via email or text are not secure.  To insure your privacy and maintain the highest degree of confidentiality in practice, personal health information such as your birth date, symptoms, or other personal data should not be transmitted using email.   

My email address:   psyd@hushmail.com          My pager: 570-480-6140

My office number:  570-207-1529               My fax number: 570-972-2364

A native of Northeastern Pennsylvania, Dr. Dougherty attended undergraduate school at Pennsylvania State University and State University of New York, receiving a B.S. in Human Services.   He received an M.A. and Psy.D. in Counseling Psychology from California Coast University. Additional training was provided at Wyoming Valley Pain and Rehabilitation Center, Plains, Pennsylvania under the direction of Emanuel Jacob, MD.  Bill is also trained in biofeedback applications utilizing auditory visual facilitated modulation..

Dr. Dougherty's experience includes employment with Wyoming Valley Alcohol and Drug Services as a Board Certified Substance Abuse Prevention Specialist for nearly ten years.  Bill worked eleven years as a psychological consultant for Northeast Charter School and NEIU 19 Alternative Learning Center.  Currently. Dr. Dougherty is a consulting clinician in chronic pain assessment/management for Geisinger Marworth Treatment Center.

Services Provided

  • Personal, Individual, & Couples/Relationship Solution-Focused Counseling
  • Biofeedback for: Stress/Anxiety Reduction, Relief from Chronic Pain, Treatment of Attention Deficit Disorder, Smoking Cessation, and Enhancing Sleep Quality.
  • Grief/Loss Issues, Depression, Behavioral Issues 
  • Employee Assistance (EAP)-Approved Provider for Cigna, Aetna, Magellan, Optum Behavioral Health, and Federal Occupational Health Programs
  • Short-Term Solution-Focused Counseling
  • Confidential and Private
  • Most Insurances Accepted in Full
  • Day, Evening, and Saturday Appointments
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Reasonable Rates - Call for a Phone Consultation with no charge or obligation
  • Dedicated to Providing Compassionate Professional Counseling since 1990.
    Dr. Dougherty utilizes an individualized approach to helping.  Office visits generally
    are 45-50 minutes in duration to provide the best care for you and your family.


Dr. Dougherty is an approved network provider for: 






Many additional health insurance plans are accepted out-of-network.  Please call the office at 570-480-6140  for more information regarding your coverage.

This office also accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, and Paypal.


PCI Certification

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This website last updated: January 1, 2018

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