Samson (Ben) Benjamin

Associate Marriage and Family Therapist

Samson (Ben) Benjamin

Associate Marriage and Family Therapist

Telehealth Available
Professions: Marriage & Family Therapist
License Status: I'm a therapist practicing under supervision. Supervisor: Stephanie Goldsmith, Licensed Psychologist #26766
Primary Credential: Associate Marriage and Family Therapist - 119907
Billing and Insurance:

I don't currently accept insurance, but I can provide documentation if clients wish to submit to an insurance company for "out of network" benefit coverage

Weekend Availability
Evening Availability

Offices

101 N Indian Hill Blvd
Suite C2-202
Claremont, California 91711

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My Approach to Helping

From a safe and caring space, I will work with you to find new ways to view, interact with, and respond to the blocks that appear to be preventing you from living your preferred life.

I enjoy working with a wide range of clients, including college students, couples, seniors, and anyone facing major life changes. I have experience working with individuals impacted by anxiety, infidelity, divorce, parenting issues, trauma, addiction, grief and loss, adjustment difficulties, and issues associated with chronic medical conditions. I appreciate individuals whose identity (ethnic, cultural, sexual, gender, or other) places them between two worlds, with all the unique challenges and strengths that this brings.

I approach this work with flexibility, creativity, gratitude, joy, and humility, and I would be honored to assist you on your journey towards healing, growth, and expanded awareness.

More Info About My Practice

In addition to my regular clients, I provide preparation and integration services for individuals and couples who are working with psychedelics entheogens plant medicines, or are considering doing so. I offer support for harm reduction, setting intentions, developing grounding practices, and integrating insights acquired during ceremony. I provide a supportive framework to explore and expand clients' understanding and relationship with transpersonal and visionary experiences.

What I Love about Being a Psychotherapist

I bring a wide range of life experiences with me, including working for years in silicon valley as an interface designer for technology companies before making the decision to become a therapist. I love supporting systems in functioning more clearly, smoothly and elegantly--and I bring my joy in that approach to this work.

Services I Provide

  • Family Therapy
  • Individual Therapy & Counseling
  • Marriage, Couples, or Relationship Counseling
  • Telehealth

Ages I Work With

  • Teens
  • Adults
  • Elders

Languages

  • English

Groups I Work With

    Couples, parents, families, teens, and college students.

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Academic Concerns
  • Addictions and Compulsions
  • Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
  • Aging and Geriatric Issues
  • Anxiety
  • Attachment Issues
  • Blended Family Issues
  • Breakup
  • Bullying
  • Caregiver Issues / Stress
  • Chronic Illness / Disability
  • Chronic Pain
  • Codependency / Dependency
  • Communication Problems
  • Control Issues
  • Creative Blocks
  • Depression
  • Disability
  • Divorce / Divorce Adjustment
  • Drug and Alcohol Addiction
  • Emotional Overwhelm
  • Emptiness
  • Family of Origin Issues
  • Fear
  • Forgiveness
  • Grief, Loss, and Bereavement
  • Health / Illness / Medical Issues
  • Identity Issues
  • Immigration issues
  • Inadequacy
  • Inattention, Impulsivity, and Hyperactivity (ADHD)
  • Individuation
  • Infidelity / Affair Recovery
  • Jealousy
  • LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender) Issues
  • Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-Guidance
  • Men's Issues
  • Midlife Crisis / Midlife Transition
  • Multicultural Concerns
  • Narcissism
  • Panic
  • Parenting
  • Perfectionism
  • Polyamory / Nonmonogamous Relationships
  • Pre-Marital Counseling
  • Relationships and Marriage
  • School issues
  • Self-Care
  • Self-Compassion
  • Self-Confidence
  • Self-Criticism
  • Self-Doubt
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self-Harm
  • Self-Love
  • Sex Addiction
  • Stress
  • Suicidal Ideation and Behavior
  • Terminal Illness
  • Trust Issues
  • Values Clarification
  • Workplace Issues
  • Worry

Types of Therapy

  • Emotion Focused Couples Therapy
  • Emotionally Focused Therapy
  • Narrative Therapy

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