Menninger Staff

Benjamin Berry, PhD

Staff Psychologist

Assistant Professor, Menninger Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Baylor College of Medicine

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Benjamin Berry, PhD, is a staff psychologist at The Menninger Clinic. He is also an assistant professor in the Menninger Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences at Baylor College of Medicine.


He has special expertise in performance-based personality testing, dimensional assessment of personality functioning and psychoanalytic psychotherapy.


Current research activities include examining the validity of Rorschach variables as measures of visuospatial construction and examining the reliability and validity of performance-based measures of personality and psychopathology. His research has been published in the Journal of Personality Assessment.


He has presented on such topics as mentalization-based therapy, predicting narcissistic behavior and learning psychological testing through team-based therapeutic assessment.


Dr. Berry and his co-author were the recipients of the the 2021 R-PAS Research Study Award for a paper that was published in the Journal of Personality Assessment.


He is a member of the Society for Personality Assessment, Society for Psychoanalysis and Psychoanalytic Psychology (APA Division 39) and the Therapeutic Assessment Institute.


After earning a bachelor's degree in Psychology from John Carroll University, he earned his doctorate in Psychology from  the University of Toledo. He completed a pre-doctoral internship and post-doctoral fellowship at The Menninger Clinic.


As a northerner, Dr. Berry says he doesn't like the heat of south Texas summers, but he loves the winters here.