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Jacob Alan Bentley, PhD

Assistant Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

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Good Samaritan Professional Building

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  • Assistant Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation


Adjustment to Chronic Illness, Brain Injury Rehabilitation, Cognitive Rehabilitation, Cognitive Testing, Disorders of Executive Function, Disorders of Social Cognition, Multiple Sclerosis Rehabilitation, Neuropsychology, Orthopaedic Rehabilitation, Pain Management, Psychologist, Rehabilitation Psychology, Spinal Cord Injury, Transverse Myelitis, Traumatic Brain Injury


Dr. Bentley is a fellowship-trained Rehabilitation Psychologist who specializes in treating patients in both an inpatient and outpatient setting. His practice focuses around:
- Reducing stress around pain to maximize function
- Adjusting to disability
- Managing depression, anxiety, pain and secondary complications post illness or injury

Consider referring patients to Dr. Bentley who have:
- Spinal cord injury
- Chronic pain
- Physical trauma
- Chronic health conditions in need of behavioral management
- Depression in need of clinical management


  • English

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  • Education +


    • Seattle Pacific University (Seattle WA) (2011)


    • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (Baltimore MD) (2012)
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    Selected Publications View all on PubMed

    The indirect effect of somatic complaints on report of posttraumatic psychological symptomatology among Somali refugees.
    Bentley JA, Thoburn JW, Stewart DG, Boynton LD.
    J Trauma Stress. 2011 Aug;24(4):479-82. doi: 10.1002/jts.20651. Epub 2011 Jul 13

    Introducing spirituality, religion and culture curricula in the psychiatry residency programme.
    Kozak L, Boynton L, Bentley J, Bezy E.
    Med Humanit. 2010 Jun;36(1):48-51. doi: 10.1136/jmh.2010.004267.

    The role of stigma and state in the mental health of Somalis.
    Boynton L, Bentley J, Jackson JC, Gibbs TA.
    J Psychiatr Pract. 2010 Jul;16(4):265-8. doi: 10.1097/01.pra.0000386914.85182.78.

    Images in psychiatry. Hargeisa Group Hospital psychiatric ward.
    Boynton L, Bentley J, Hussein N, Jackson JC.
    Am J Psychiatry. 2010 Jul;167(7):762. doi: 10.1176/appi.ajp.2010.10030299.

    Preliminary findings concerning the use of prazosin for the treatment of posttraumatic nightmares in a refugee population.
    Boynton L, Bentley J, Strachan E, Barbato A, Raskind M.
    J Psychiatr Pract. 2009 Nov;15(6):454-9. doi: 10.1097/01.pra.0000364287.63210.92.
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    Good Samaritan Professional Building
    5601 Loch Raven Boulevard
    Baltimore, MD 21239
    Phone: 443-444-4729
    Appointment Phone: 443-444-4714
    The Johns Hopkins Hospital
    600 N. Wolfe Street
    Meyer 1-130
    Baltimore, MD 21287
    Phone: 410-502-5357
    Appointment Phone: 410-614-4030
    Fax: 443-769-1243
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