Meghan Benjamin is a Licensed Professional Counselor with over 10 years of experience working with children, adolescents and families. She has worked in community programs in Greater Waterbury and in a residential program that provides in-home services throughout the state of Connecticut. Meghan has worked with young adults and families through the juvenile justice system who struggle with anxiety, depression, substance use, trauma, self-harming behaviors, behavioral issues and school truancy. She has created relationships with community providers in order to gain further knowledge about resources available throughout the state.
Meghan currently oversees the clinical treatment for adolescent males in a residential setting. She works closely with master’s level therapists to ensure effective and productive therapy is being conducted for individuals and their families. She is trained and certified in therapeutic techniques such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Aggression Replacement Training, Cannabis Youth Treatment, grief and loss, suicide prevention, crisis intervention and family mediation. She was received an award for her implementation of clinical and engagement skills used in the development of treatment plans and for creating thorough assessments. Meghan is also a certified Multi-Dimensional Family Therapy (MDFT) therapist.
Meghan is compassionate about her work with people and strives to empower others to find a passion in their life that will motivate improvements and encourage greater happiness and success. She enjoys getting to know people and listens in a way that is both empathic and nonjudgmental. Meghan utilizes a strength based approach to support individuals and implement their treatment goals.