R. Brian Denton, Psy.D., Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist in Cleveland, Ohio. Dr. Denton completed his undergraduate work (B.A.) in psychology at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, OH, a Master’s degree in Clinical and Counseling Psychology (M.A.) from Cleveland State University, and a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (Psy.D.) from the School of Professional Psychology at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio. Dr. Denton also received a Doctorate (Ph.D.) in Buddhist Studies from Buddha Dharma University.
Dr. Denton has studied the Eastern Wisdom traditions extensively over the past 20 years, having traveled to a variety of training centers and monastic institutes around the United States and overseas to study meditation practices and their application to human psychological functioning. He is a Zen Teacher and was given transmission as a Zen Master. He has lead mindfulness and meditation retreats, teaches independently, and utilizes his expertise in mindfulness within psychological treatment.
Dr. Denton has published on Mindfulness-Based treatment approaches as the lead author of the chapter “Clinical Uses of Mindfulness” in Innovations in Clinical Practice, and as third author of the book Mindfulness in Clinical Practice, a primer of mindfulness-based treatment approaches. He is an experienced and sought-after presenter on a wide range of topical areas, and in particular for trainings around Mindfulness, ACT, Inclusion/Diversity and Sexuality.
Financial: Robert Denton is in private practice. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Nonfinancial: Robert Denton is a member of the Association of Contextual Behavioral Science; American Psychological Association; and the Ohio Psychological Association.