Provider type: Psychologist
Dr. Benton joined LifeStance Health in May 2014 as a clinical psychologist who primarily offers child, individual and family therapy in the Hanover office. Her clinical interests are in providing cognitive behavioral therapy for children with depression, anxiety, medical problems and/or behavioral issues.
She received her B.S. in Psychology from the College of William and Mary in 2001, her M.S. in Health Psychology from the University of Sciences in Philadelphia in 2002 and her Psy.D. in clinical psychology from Regent University in May 2008. She completed her postdoctoral fellowship in pediatric psychology at Arkansas Children’s Hospital in August 2009.
Dr. Benton specializes in working with children with medical problems, specifically, feeding problems, weight management concerns, and sleeping problems. She works with children and their families to improve overall coping methods and compliance with treatment. Additionally Dr. Benton is interested in treating children with depression or who have behavioral difficulties, providing family therapy with a focus on improving the overall communication within the family, and working to improve parenting skills. Dr. Benton enjoys working with a wide range of patients, age 4-18.
Dr. Benton is a licensed clinical psychologist in the state of Virginia.