Benjamin Felleman, Ph.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist (PSY 28401)

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Dr. Felleman is a licensed Clinical Psychologist, Assistant Clinical Professor at UCSD, and staff Psychologist at the VA San Diego Healthcare System. 

He provides psychotherapy and assessment services to adults and adolescents through his private practice, BMED San Diego.

He takes an interdisciplinary and holistic approach to treatment by working closely with you, your healthcare team, and the people in your life who matter the most.


Approach to treatment
Dr. Felleman's approach to therapy is compassionate, solution-focused, & grounded in the latest research. He has expertise in scientifically-supported treatments including Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT), Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Trauma-focused Therapies, and Mindfulness and Compassion-based Therapies.


Background & Training
Dr. Felleman received his Ph.D. from Seattle Pacific University where he trained at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and VA Puget Sound Healthcare System.

He completed an APA accredited internship and post-doctoral residency at UCSD and the VA San Diego Healthcare System. He obtained specializing training in Psycho-Oncology (Cancer Therapy)  and Health Psychology.

He has presented his research at professional conferences and authored numerous articles and book chapters. He is a member of The American Psychosocial Oncology Society (APOS) and The Association for Contextual and Behavioral Sciences (ACBS). Dr. Felleman continues to collaborate with colleagues at academic institutions to help develop and improve psychological treatments.