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, 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. He also specializes in psychological assessment and working with patients with panic disorder and agoraphobia. He is a licensed psychologist in Massachusetts, maintains a general psychology practice in Westford, Massachusetts, teaches at UMASS Lowell, and has a sport psychology practice called Headgames Sport Consulting.