Alexander Bennett

Alexander Bennett, Ph.D. is a clinical psychological assistant who provides individual, group, and couples therapy to adolescents and adults. Dr. Bennett specializes in working with diverse populations including race and gender identity. He also provides neuropsychological and psychoeducational assessments. He has experience in providing interventions for common presenting conditions including mood disorders, smoking cessation, chronic pain, insomnia and weight management. He also has experience provides interventions for family, marriage and social relationship issues. Dr. Bennett’s research interests include masculinity, racial identity and online interaction. Dr. Bennett received his Ph.D. from Oklahoma State University and completed his postdoctoral residency at the VA Northern California Health Care system in Martinez, CA. He also has previous clinical experience working at a college counseling center and a community mental health center. With regard to his therapy style, Dr. Bennett operates from a cognitive behavioral approach, focusing on an individual’s thoughts, emotions and behaviors in the context of their presenting concerns. His goal in therapy is to collaborate with clients and implement strategies that will allow them to make healthy, adaptive changes in their lives.