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Behavioral Wellness Clinic

BEHAVIORAL WELLNESS & MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES IN EASTERN CONNECTICUT


James DiLoreto, PsyD

Therapist

Dr. James DiLoreto provides individual therapy at the Behavioral Wellness Clinic. He received his Psy.D. from the University of Hartford. In 2016 he completed his predoctoral internship in the Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) track at the Institute of Living in Hartford, Connecticut. In 2017 he completed a postdoctoral fellowship at 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

  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
  • Body Dysmorphic Disorder
  • Trichotillomania (Compulsive Hair Pulling)
  • Hoarding Disorder
  • Health Anxiety
  • Social Anxiety Disorder
  • Adults and Adolescents
Dr. James DiLoreto

Dr. DiLoreto has expertise in providing empirically support treatments for obsessive-compulsive disorder 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. He is currently preparing for licensure in the state of Connecticut. 

Dr. DiLoreto works closely with clinic director Dr. Monnica Williams and Dr. Nicholas Flower for ongoing supervision and consultation 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.

Presentations

DiLoreto, J.M., Worden, B.W., Tolin, D.F., Frost, R., & Steketee, G. (2013, November). A Preliminary Investigation of Insight and Motivation in Individuals with Hoarding Disorder. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Nashville, TN.

Necrason, E. S., DiLoreto, J.M., Worden, B.L., & Tolin, D.F. (2012, November). Utility of the Outcome Questionnaire-45.2 for assessing treatment outcomes for OCD. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, National Harbor, MD.

BEHAVIORAL WELLNESS CLINIC

6-D LEDGEBROOK DRIVE
SECOND FLOOR
MANSFIELD CENTER, CT 06250
OFFICE: (860) 830-7838
FAX: (860) 477-0656

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