🇺🇸 Minneapolis, Minnesota USA
Dr. Benson has been licensed to practice clinical psychology since 2005. She primarily works with people in psychotherapy and psychological testing and evaluation for adolescents, adults, and families. Currently, she is employed in private practice and has also worked within medical/mental health clinics and hospital settings, community mental health, and college and university counseling centers. Dr. Benson is a United States National Registered Health Service Psychologist.
Dr. Benson enjoys supervision and training of the next generation of mental health providers, and she values her role as consultant to various Minnesota weight management and wellness programs and bariatric surgery clinics. She has a strong belief in working to actively increase the diversity within the professional mental health community so that all people can find representation of themselves among and within their mental health providers. She is passionate about wellness in all families, from new perinatal and postpartum parents to healthy interpersonal boundaries and relationships between adult children and aging parents. Dr. Benson believes that personal and community wellness comes from people taking care of themselves and each other, the best they can, to fulfill our physical, spiritual, relational, and mental health needs.