Dr. Kimberly Benson
Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Certified Addiction Professional, Certified Clinical Trauma Professional
Dr. Kimberly Benson is a Sarasota psychotherapist who specializes in psychodynamic psychotherapy and employs a variety of techniques to help people face issues ranging from depression to eating disorders to grief. She is equipped to assist clients whether they have severe mental health disorders or don’t have a diagnosis but want to learn effective strategies to deal with their day-to-day stress.
Dr. Benson offers individual, couples, and group counseling in-person or by phone. She can also provide motivational training and non-traditional opportunities such as art therapy and adventure therapy.
She earned her Doctor of Education in Counselor Education and Supervision degree from Argosy University of Sarasota. Her dissertation examined the effects of expressive arts therapy with teenage girls in rural Africa. She has maintained a private practice as a Sarasota psychotherapist for over ten years, and is the clinical director of Sarasota Addiction Specialists. Contact us online or call (941) 256-375 today to set up an appointment with Dr. Benson.