Last updated: 12/21/2015

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

Gender: Male

Languages Spoken:
English

Specialties
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
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:
Mon9:00am – 6:00pm
Tue9:00am – 6:00pm
Wed9:00am – 6:00pm
Thu9:00am – 2:00pm
Fri9:00am – 6:00pm
SatClosed
SunClosed
Online Schedule: Schedule
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

Qualifications
Degrees:
PhD

Years of Experience: 22

Licensing:
ME - Psychologist [PS909]

Credentials and Certifications:

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)

Age Groups and Specific Populations (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)
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
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)