James R. Graves (PhD)

Adjunct Faculty
Department of Clinical Psychology

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Highest Degree

PhD, American University


Received his doctorate in counseling psychology at the American University in Washington, DC in 1975. He consults with local schools, companies, colleges and sport teams, and parent groups with regard to management issues, communication concerns, and motivation.

Dr. Graves is interested in quantitative research and the application of psychology principles to enhance athletic performance and also specializes in psychological assessment and working with patients with panic disorder and agoraphobia. He is an active member of the Massachusetts Psychological Association, where he is the Chair of the Ethics Committee. He is a licensed psychologist in Massachusetts and maintains a general psychology practice in Chelmsford, Massachusetts, teaches at UMASS Lowell and also has a sport psychology practice called Headgames Sport Consulting.