About Me


Robert B. Denton, Psy.D.

Dr. Denton is a licensed psychologist in the state of Ohio (#6540).  He is the Director of Psychology and Pre-doctoral Internship at OhioGuidestone in Cleveland, Ohio.  He also operates a small private practice in Cleveland Heights, Ohio.

Dr. Denton attended Case Western Reserve University, receiving his Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) in Psychology.  He received a master’s degree in Clinical and Counseling Psychology (M.A.) from Cleveland State University, and his doctorate in Clinical Psychology (Psy.D.) from the School of Professional Psychology at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio.

Dr. Denton is on the advisory board for the Center for Clinical Mindfulness & Meditation at the Union Institute and University in Cincinnati, OH, and for the Society for Clinical Mindfulness & Meditation.  He is a reviewer for the upcoming Journal of Clinical Mindfulness & Meditation.  He is lead author of the chapter “Clinical Uses of Mindfulness” in Innovations in Clinical Practice (with Dr. Sears) and third author of the book “Mindfulness in Clinical Practice” (with Dr. Sears and Dr. Tirsch) published by Professional Resource Press.

Outside of his studies in Psychology, he is a second degree (Nidan) black belt in To-Shin Do Ninjutsu and runs a small training group teaching martial arts in Cleveland, Ohio.  He has studied the Eastern Wisdom traditions extensively and has traveled to various zen centers and monastic institutions throughout the United States and overseas.  He received the ordination name of Chong-An (meaning “Clear Vision”) under the authority Wonji Dharma (Paul Lynch, SSN) in the Five Mountain Order, following the Zen tradition of Zen Master Seung Sahn, and the name Thích Đức Thông (meaning “Clear Heart”) in the Vietnamese Lam Te’ tradition of Zen Buddhism.