James Benton, Ph.D.

James Benton, Ph.D.
Manager of Outpatient Psychology Testing Program

James Benton, Ph.D., is the Director of the Brattleboro Retreat’s Psychology Training program, and Manager of the outpatient psychology testing program. He is a licensed Psychologist (Doctoral) in the State of Vermont.  Jim has a Ph.D. in Industrial & Organizational Psychology from the City University of New York. He also completed a post-doctoral Clinical Psychology Respecialization Fellowship at UMass Amherst.  Jim’s specialties include cognitive behavioral therapy—with a focus on Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), behavioral medicine, and psychological and neuropsychological assessment.  He has worked with adolescents and adults experiencing a variety of conditions including substance use disorders, anxiety, depression, trauma, chronic pain, and ADHD.