Clinical Program Faculty

Kinshasa Bennett, PhD
Full-Time Institute Faculty

BA Psychology/Sociology, Wesleyan University, 1999
PhD Clinical Psychology, Alliant International University, 2010

Dr. Bennett started working full time at the Wright Institute in 2016 as the Training Director for the Wright Institute Assessment Supplemental Assessment Practica, a training program for second-year students and above. In addition to being Adjunct Clinical Faculty, she began teaching Adult Assessment in the fall of 2018. Furthermore, she was Adjunct Faculty at the Wright Institute from 2014 – 2016, teaching classes such as Child Assessment, Family Systems, Sociocultural Awareness, and Clinical Assessment and Measures in the Counseling Psychology program.

Prior to joining the Wright Institute full time, Dr. Bennett worked at WestCoast Children’s Clinic as an Assessment Specialist for four years. She also supervised assessment practicum students at the Psychological Services Center (PSC). Before immersing herself in assessment, Dr. Bennett conducted Infant & Child-Parent Psychotherapy at Children’s Hospital & Research Center Oakland where she did her internship.