Last updated: 12/21/2015

Stephen Benson, PhD (207) 374-2357
Last Updated: 12/21/2015
Licensed psychologist
Degrees:
PhD

Years of Experience: 22

Gender: Male

Languages Spoken or
Translation Services:

English

Licensing:
ME - Psychologist [PS909]

Credentials and Certifications:

Office and Contact Information
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Stephen Benson, Ph.D.
PO Box 1257
6 Mines Road basement
Blue Hill, ME 04614  

(207) 374-2357

Contact: Stephen Benson

Office Hours:
Mon: 9:00am - 6:00pm
Tue: 9:00am - 6:00pm
Wed: 9:00am - 6:00pm
Thu: 9:00am - 2:00pm
Fri: 9:00am - 6:00pm
Sat: N/A
Sun: N/A
Average wait time for new clients: Not specified

Response Time to Call:
Weekdays: 6 Hours
Weekends: 2 Days

Accessibility:
Access by Public Transportation
Access by Wheelchair

Problems Served
Focusing on:
Aging Anxiety/Panic Disorders Child Abuse and Neglect Depression Dissociative Disorders Family Issues Gender Identity Grief/Loss Interpersonal Relationships Life Transitions Men's Issues Multicultural Issues Parenting Issues Psychoses/Major Mental Illness Self Abuse Sexual Orientation Sleep Disorders Stress Trauma/PTSD
Also serving:
Addictions/Other (gambling, sex, etc.) Adoption/Foster Care Anger Management Asperger's Syndrome Attachment Disorders Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder Autism Spectrum Behavioral Problems Bipolar Disorders Career/Employment Concerns Couple or Marital Issues Developmental Disability Dual Diagnosis Education/Personal Development Firesetting Immigration/Newcomer Learning Disabilities Pain Management Personality Disorders Phobias Physical Illness/Impairment Postpartum Depression Runaways Sexual Abuse/Rape Sexuality Issues Spiritual/Religious Concerns Suicidal Thoughts Traumatic Brain Injury Women's Issues
Treatment Methods and Approaches
Theoretical approaches - focus areas:
Family-Based Treatment (FBT) Holistic Long-Term Meditation/Relaxation Mindfulness Based Approaches Psycho-Educational Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Psychodynamic Relational
Other theoretical approaches:
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) Art Therapy Body Centered Psychotherapy Cognitive/Behavioral Contemplative Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) Existential Psychotherapy Feminist Information and Referral Narrative Therapy Parent Guidance Play Therapy Systemic
Methods - focus areas:
Individual
Other methods:
Couple/Marital Educational or Psycho-Educational Family Systems Supervision/Consultation
Populations Served (focus areas are bold)
Age groups:
Adolescents (13-17) Adults (26-59) Children (6-12) Seniors (60 +) Young Adults (18-25)
Preschool (Under 6)
Specific populations:
ACOA (Adult Children of Alcoholics) Caregivers Children of Divorce College Students Gifted Grandparents Interracial Families/Couples Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender/Queer (LGBTQ) Step Families Transgender Twins
AIDS/HIV+ Biracial Brain/Head Injured Cancer Patients Chronic Illness Disabled Immigrants/Refugees Military/Veterans Obese or Overweight Sensory Impaired (hearing, vision, etc)
Religious and Multi-cultural Experience (focus areas are bold)
Religious experience:
Buddhist
Christian Jewish Muslim
Multi-cultural experience:
African-American Arabic Asian Hispanic Native American
Professional Associations
International Association of Relational Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy (IARPP) Maine Psychological Association (MEPA)
Fees and Payment Options
Individual: $100
Couples: N/A
Group: N/A
Family: $100

Sliding Scale: No

Accept Credit Card: N/A

Medicaid (or equivalent state insurance): Yes
Medicaid QMB: Yes
Medicare: Yes
Private Insurance or Out of Network: Yes

Free Services:
Information & Referral
One Hour per week for Military and Families

Insurance:
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield (Blue Choice PPO) Blue Cross Blue Shield Federal Employee Program (FEP)
Anthem Health Plans (HMO)

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