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Therapist in East Lansing, Michigan,
Samantha Benson, LMSW

Provider Type: Therapist

Manages Medications: No, provides therapy only

Provider Gender: Female

Ages Served: 18-65+

Appointments: In-office and Telehealth

Therapist in East Lansing, Michigan, Samantha Benson, LMSW

Samantha Benson, LMSW

Samantha Benson LMSW-C, is an Alumna from the Michigan State University School of Clinical Social Work. Samantha has clinical experience in various medical and mental health settings and works primarily with adults who face challenges associated with Trauma, PTSD, Depression, Anxiety, Panic, ADHD, Life transitions, Grief and Loss.

Samantha has faith that each person has the strength and potential to grow, meet their goals, and regain control of their journey even when they face complex obstacles. She values a strength-based and person-centered approach to therapy utilizing EMDR, CBT, DBT, ACT, EFT, Solution Focused, and Narrative therapy techniques.

When away from the office, Samantha loves spending time in nature, painting, singing, swimming, meditating, and spending quality time with her loved ones.


Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna
  • BCBS Michigan
  • Blue Care Network
  • Blue Care Network MCR ADV
  • CHAMPS Medicaid
  • Cigna
  • Health Alliance Plan
  • Humana
  • Humana Medicare
  • Humana Military
  • Magellan
  • Medicare Railroad
  • MultiPlan
  • Optum
  • Physicians Health Plan
  • Priority Health


  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • Exposure Therapy
  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
  • Mindfulness


  • Adoption/Foster Care
  • First Responders
  • Men
  • Military/Veterans
  • Women


  • English



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