James Slavet, Ph.D.
James Slavet, Ph.D., is the formerly the Director of the Summer Enrichment Institute, and is currently a Senior Consultant to the program. Formerly the Clinical Coordinator of Manville’s Upper School at Judge Baker Children’s Center, Dr. Slavet spent ten years focusing on delivering evidence-based treatment to children and parents. In addition, he has supervised and trained dozens of graduate and undergraduate students. Dr. Slavet is also involved in research investigating emotion regulation in children and the impact of exercise on children’s emotion regulation.
Dr. Slavet received a Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst and is a licensed psychologist in the states of Massachusetts and Rhode Island. Prior to coming to Judge Baker Children’s Center, he completed a clinical internship at the University of Washington School of Medicine and a postdoctoral fellowship at Brown University. His professional interests include “in-context” treatment of children and adolescents, evidence-based treatments, understanding children’s anger, and investigating the impact of exercise on emotion regulation. Dr. Slavet is currently working as a psychologist at Marblehead High School.