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Pedro Benach, Psy.D. - Fielding Graduate University. Honolulu, HI, US

Pedro Benach, Psy.D.

Associate Faculty - School of Psychology | Fielding Graduate University


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Dr. Benach is a first generation Cuban-American who aspires to assist others. Dr. Benach obtained his Bachelors degree in Psychology at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa Thereafter, he obtained his Master degree in Clinical Psychology from Argosy University of Hawai‘i and completed his Doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from the Hawai‘i School of Professional Psychology at Chaminade University of Honolulu. While on his predoctoral internship and postdoctoral fellowship, Dr. Benach received advanced specialized training in the evaluation and treatment of neurodevelopmental, neuropsychological, and psychological disorders. In addition, he obtained specialized training in the assessment and treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorder. Dr. Benach is excited to join the Fielding Graduate University School of Psychology as an Associate professor and hopes to inspire others on their professional and personal journeys.

Industry Expertise (6)



Health and Wellness

Mental Health Care

Training and Development

Writing and Editing

Areas of Expertise (9)

Psychological/Neurodevelopmental/Neuropsychological Assessment


Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Interventions

Alternative and Integrative Therapies

Positive Psychology

Autism Spectrum Disorder (Asd)

Cognitive and Learning Disabilities


Clinical Writing

Education (4)

University of Hawai‘i: B.A., Psychology 2014

Hawai‘i School of Professional Psychology at Chaminade University: PsyD, Clinical Psychology 2021

Hawai‘i School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University: M.A., Clinical Psychology 2017

Mount San Antonio Community College: n/a 2012

Affiliations (3)

  • American Psychological Association (APA) : Member
  • Hawai‘i Psychological Association (HPA) : Board Member of the Child and Adolescent Committee
  • National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) : Member

Articles (3)

A clinical perspective on 3,4 Methylenedioxy-methamphetamine- assisted psychotherapy.

Hawai‘i School of Professional Psychology - Dissertation


Empathogenic treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD)

Hawai'i Psychological Association Convention


Treating attachment and trauma in psychotherapy: A person-centered approach.

Hawai‘i Psychological Association Convention