Therapist in San Diego, California Richard Benfante, Therapist

License: LMFT

Provider Gender: Male

Ages Served: 15-65+

Appointments: In-office and Telehealth

Manages Medications: No, provides therapy only

Therapist in San Diego, California Richard Benfante, LMFT

Richard Benfante, LMFT

Rich Benfante treats patients starting at 13-year-old. Rich Benfante is a Licensed MFT with over a decade of experience in the mental health field. He has experience working with adolescents, adults, and families providing individual, crisis, and family therapy to clients who come from different socio-economical backgrounds with a vast array of mental health needs. Rich has experience working in schools, residential programs, and in the community. He has also worked with foster youth, persons on probation, victims of violence and abuse, military and law enforcement, clients struggling with substance issues, and persons of faith. Rich works from a variety of treatment perspectives that can best meet the needs and goals of the client.


Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Elevance Health (Anthem BC)
  • Evernorth (Cigna)
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Managed Health Network (HealthNet)
  • MediNcrease Health Plans (MHP)
  • MultiPlan (PHCS)
  • Optum (UnitedHealthcare)
  • Partners Direct Health
  • Sana Benefits
  • Sharp Health Plan


  • Christian Counseling
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Couples/Marital Counseling
  • Faith-Based Treatment
  • Family Therapy
  • Mindfulness
  • Parenting Skills


  • First Responders
  • Men
  • Military/Veterans
  • Women


  • English



Please use our online form to schedule an appointment with Richard Benfante. You can also call 858-279-1223 to have someone assist you.

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