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Behavioral Wellness Clinic

MENTAL HEALTH & COUNSELING SERVICES IN CONNECTICUT AND ONLINE


James DiLoreto, PsyD

Therapist

Dr. James DiLoreto is a psychological fellow, providing individual therapy at the Behavioral Wellness Clinic. He received his Psy.D. from the University of Hartford. He completed his predoctoral internship in the Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) track at the Institute of Living in Hartford, Connecticut. He then completed a postdoctoral fellowship at Harvard McLean Hospital’s Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Institute in Massachusetts. At Mclean Hospital, Dr. DiLoreto worked as a behavioral therapist in a residential program for individuals with severe OCD. Prior to receiving his doctorate in clinical psychology, he completed a Master’s degree in Community Psychology from the University of New Haven.

Clinical Specialties

Dr. James DiLoreto

Dr. DiLoreto has expertise in providing empirically supported treatments for obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) as well as anxiety disorders such as social anxiety disorder, panic disorder, and health anxiety. He has received extensive training in cognitive behavioral therapy including Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP), an intervention targeting obsessive thoughts and compulsions. Dr. DiLoreto also uses acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), a behavioral therapy which includes mindfulness, acceptance, and committed action. He possesses expertise on Hoarding Disorder and has given numerous talks to mental health professionals in CT about the nature of hoarding and its treatment. 

Dr. DiLoreto works closely with clinic director Dr. Monnica Williams and Dr. Nicholas Flower in his work with people who have OCD and other anxiety-related conditions. He is passionate about providing empirically supported treatments in a compassionate manner. He takes an individualized approach to those he is working with, taking into account diagnosis, cultural identity, and the presence of interpersonal and social stressors.

Publications

Worden, B.L., DiLoreto, J.M., & Tolin, D.F. (2014). Insight and motivation in hoarding disorder. In Frost, R.O. & Steketee, G. (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Hoarding and Acquiring. New York: Oxford University Press.

Dale, L. P., DiLoreto, J., Couto, M. A., Klein, J., Borto, J. W., McDonald, K., & ... Olson, H. (2012). Positive and negative content in commercials airing on nine television channels. Psychology of Popular Media Culture.

Dale, L. P., Klein, J., DiLoreto, J., Pidano, A. E., Borto, J. W., McDonald, K., & ... Neace, W. P. (2011). Program ratings do not predict negative content in commercials on children's channels. Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, 32(1), 1-7.

BEHAVIORAL WELLNESS CLINIC

392 MERROW RD, SUITE E
TOLLAND, CT 06084
OFFICE: (860) 830-7838
FAX: (860) 454-0667

 
CLINICAL DIRECTOR: MONNICA WILLIAMS, PHD
OFFICE MANAGER: JASMINE FAIRFAX
BUSINESS MANAGER: MATTHEW JAHN

 
FRONT DESK PHONE HOURS
M: 12 noon - 3:00 pm
Tu: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
W: 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
F: 8:30 am - 3:00 pm