Therapist Profile

Name:
Mihaela Ruth Benson, M.S.
Professional Title:
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Location:
39899 Balentine Drive, Suite 310 Newark, CA 94560-5362
Phone:
(510) 979-0200 ext. 5
License Number
MFC43469
Practicing Since:
2002
Additional Licenses:
MFT

Personal Statement

Personal Statement:
Mihaela Benson, M.S., Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Associate with Windows of Opportunity Counseling Services provides faith based therapy to individuals, couples and families of all types and ages. She is an upbeat and compassionate counselor who believes that every experience, no matter how painful, has within it the opportunity for growth. Her experience includes three years of working for Foothill Family Services in southern California where she saw at risk children, teens and their families helping them to navigate the stresses and difficulties we all face. As well, Mihaela facilitated children’s groups and taught parenting classes regularly. Because Mihaela has a heart for children and teenagers this is her current specialty. She treats stress related disorders such as depression, anxiety, low self-esteem, and out of control anger.

About My Practice

Office Hours
Services
Individual, Couples and Family Therapy
Insurance
Credit Cards Accepted
Free Initial Consult
No
Offers Teletherapy

Education

Degrees
M.S., MFT, Fuller Theological Seminary, 2003 B.S., Interpersonal Communication, Cal State University, 1999

Area of Specialty

Specialites:
Adolescents
Anxiety
Assertiveness Training
Children
Communication Skills
Couples
Individual
Life Transitions/Mid-Life Issues
Parenting
Religious/Spiritual Orientation
Self Esteem/Personal Growth
Step/Blended Families
Stress

Other

Theoretical Orientation
Eclectic (Many Therapies)
Family Systems
Systems
Certifications
Languages Spoken
Romanian
Ethnicity
Caucasian (Non-Hispanic)

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