Ben Accomando, Ph.D
Ben Accomando, Ph.D serves as Nutmeg’s Psychologist Consultant leading its Pre-Employment Evaluations services. Ben has led a private behavioral health group practice for more than twenty-five years. He has extensive experience utilizing objective, data-based assessment tools and strategies in evaluating candidates' skills, attitudes and motivations. These assessments have provided meaningful guidance for many organizations in their hiring practices.
Ben has conducted psychology seminars throughout the New York area on numerous related topics, has served as president of a consulting firm dedicated to providing psychological services to organizations and individuals, and has been a clinical supervisor for many psychologists. He is certified as a model-builder of pre-employment testing for industry-specific Employee Competency Models, and provides coaching and skills development training for corporate executives. A member of the American Psychological Association and the New York State Psychological Association, Ben also earned “Diplomat” status with the American College of Forensic Examiners as a "Psychological Assessment, Evaluation and Testing Specialist."
Ben earned his doctorate in clinical psychology from Hofstra University where he has also served as a professor of Industrial Psychology and Human Development. He resides on Long Island, New York with his wife and family.