Robert C. Bennett, PhD, LMHC, CASAC has been named director of inpatient behavioral health services at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center. His appointment was announced by Vice President & Chief Nursing Officer JoAnn Pellegrino. Bennett is a graduate of Medaille College, where he earned a master’s degree in mental health counseling, and Walden University, which awarded him a doctorate in counselor education and supervision.
A master level credentialed alcohol and substance abuse counselor with more than 20 years of experience, Bennett previously served as supervising counselor at Clearview Treatment Services, senior counselor at Horizon Health Services, and program director of FHI Madonna House. In his new position, he will be responsible for day-to-day operations and administrative functions for Memorial’s 52-bed inpatient behavioral health service and its psychiatric emergency department.