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Benjamin J. Banister, PsyD

Benjamin J. Banister, PsyD

McLean Hospital Title:
Harvard Medical School Title:
  • Instructor in Psychology, Department of Psychiatry

Biography:

Benjamin Banister, PsyD, is a clinical psychologist and instructor in psychology in the Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. He is the program director of the 3East Cambridge Residence, a community-based dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) program for college-aged young women. While he has experience working with the full scope of mental health issues, his focus is in the treatment of anxiety disorders, mood disorders, personality disorders, eating disorders, and emotional dysregulation.

Dr. Banister specializes in the use of evidence-based treatments, including DBT and cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT). He has worked with adults, couples, adolescents and young adults, as well as families.

Expertise:

Borderline Personality DisorderSelf-Harm

Education & Training:

Degrees:
  • 2000 BA, University at Albany
  • 2006 PsyD, University of Hartford
Residency:
  • 2004-2005 Clinical Psychology Intern, Westborough State Hospital
Fellowship:
  • 2005-2007 Clinical Psychology Post-Doctoral Fellow, Two Brattle Center
Board Certifications:
  • 2007 Licensed Psychologist and Health Service Provider, Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Contact:

Email:


Phone:

617.441.2853


Office Address:

3East Cambridge Residence - Cambridge