Peter M. Benson, Psy.D.

Peter M. Benson, Psy.D.

Supervisory Psychologist
Program Director - Opiate Treatment Program
Assistant Professor - OHSU Department of Psychiatry


Psy.D., University of Denver, School of Professional Psychology

After receiving his doctoral degree from the University of Denver School of Professional Psychology, Dr. Benson specialized in dual diagnosis treatment and program development in community mental health. He is experienced in administrative and clinical supervision of both mental health and substance abuse programs, having developed inpatient and outpatient dual diagnosis, mental health residential/day treatment, community case management, and methadone programs. He is a member of the Washington Node Steering Committee, NIDA Clinical Trials Network, an organization that bridges research and clinical practice. He consults to the Medical Center’s Drug Seeking Behavior Board.

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Alcoholism/Drug Addiction