Joseph A. Bousquet, Ph.D., ACT



Dr. Joe Bousquet is a Diplomate of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy and a Supervising Psychologist at the Cognitive Behavioral Institute of Albuquerque. He earned his PhD in Clinical Psychology at the University of Massachusetts- Amherst (1996), and completed his clinical internship at The Massachusetts Mental Health Center, in Boston, as a Fellow of Harvard University Medical School. He also has an MSW degree from The University of Connecticut School of Social Work (1987), a Master’s degree in Sociology from the University of Florida (1979), and a Bachelor’s degree from Florida State University (1977). He was the Director of the Adult Outpatient Program at West Central Behavioral Health, in Lebanon, New Hampshire, between 2001 & 2009, where he also served as a Clinical Supervisor in the Dartmouth College Doctoral Internship Program in Clinical Psychology. As a staff Psychologist at The University of New Mexico between 2011 and 2014, he developed a popular seminar, “Rewiring the Brain, Changing Habits”, reflecting his practical interest in helping clients better understand why effective therapy practices work. He has found that this understanding tends to improve hopefulness, motivation for change, and persistence in the change process. His CV can be viewed by clicking here.