Primary Location

715 North Washington Blvd

Suite E

Sarasota, FL 34237 United States


Dr. Kimberly S. Benson LMHC, CAP, CCTP, C-DBT, QS 

Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Certified Addictions Professional, Certified Clinical Trauma Professional, Certified dialectical Behavioral Therapist & Qualified Supervisor

SarAsota Counselor, Psychotherapist, Life Coaches & addictions counselors

Welcome! Today you are one step closer to a new you where you feel empowered and on a positive path to growth, well-being and connected to your true self.  As an object relations and self-psychology therapist, Dr. Benson's goal is to help you uncover your true potential 

and lead a life that is worth celebrating. While difficult situations of the past cannot be changed, they can be worked on and processed to understand and resolve challenges in your life by understanding your mind and developing your true sense of self. By applying complementary therapy approaches and techniques, Dr. Benson will help you unearth long-standing behavior patterns, triggers and negative perceptions/perspectives that may be holding you back from experiencing a more fulfilling and meaningful life.

Dr.  Benson, whom is a long standing Sarasota Counselor & Psychotherapist, works collaboratively with other local therapists in Sarasota to offer comprehensive marriage, couples and family therapy as well.  Dr. Benson works with Individuals, Couples and Families.  Dr. Benson specializes in the treatment of trauma, grief and loss, body images & eating disorders, anxiety, depression, phase of life issues, and disorders of the self.  She is also an

Sarasota Counselor; Dr. Kimberly Benson

approved addictions provider for Major League Baseball.

In addition to her private practice Dr. Benson works side by side with Sarasota Addiction Specialists, an Intensive Outpatient Program for substance abuse and dependence.  Together, Dr. Benson, alongside Mr. Dave Forestier and Mr. Cole Young; whom are Certified Addiction Counselors, provide comprehensive treatment for people seeking recovery from active addiction.  At Sarasota Addiction

Specialists, it is believed that no two individuals are exactly alike.  That is why Sarasota Addiction Specialists offer a wide array of services to meet each client's needs.  When warranted, our Addiction Counselors will adapt the support service plan to our client's changing needs.  All of Sarasota Addiction Specialists personnel are experienced, certified and licensed where applicable, background checked, and drug tested.  

Whether you're looking for extra support and guidance through a challenging situation or you're just ready to move in a new direction in your life, Sarasota Addiction Specialists look forward to working with you to achieve your goals. Dr. Benson and Sarasota Addiction Specialists have an office centrally located in the heart of downtown Sarasota.  Dr. Benson provides individual, couples, family and marriage counseling and is also the CEO of Sarasota Addiction Specialists. Please check out our "services provided" page for more information on services offered.

Additionally Dr. Benson is Clinical Director of MindSol Wellness Center in Sarasota.  Dr. Benson provides education and training for Psychotherapists, Life Coaches, Certified Addiction Counselors, & Substance Abuse Counselors that work with MindSol wellness center.  You can see all clinicians who currently train and work with Dr. Benson under the "My Team" tab.

Please call or email me for an individual, couples or family therapy consultation today.

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Dr Kimberly Benson




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