Therapist in East Lansing, Michigan Samantha Benson, Therapist

License: LMSW

Provider Gender: Female

Ages Served: 18-65+

Appointments: In-office only. Telehealth not available

Manages Medications: No, provides therapy only

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
  • Behavioral Health Systems (BHS)
  • Blue Care Network of Michigan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS)
  • Carelon (Beacon)
  • ComPsych
  • Evernorth (Cigna)
  • Health Alliance Plan
  • Humana
  • McLaren Health Plan
  • MediNcrease Health Plans (MHP)
  • Meridian Health Plan
  • MultiPlan (PHCS)
  • Optum (UnitedHealthcare)
  • Partners Direct Health
  • Physicians Health Network (PHP)
  • Priority Health
  • Provider Network of America (PNOA)
  • Sana Benefits


  • 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



Please use our online form to schedule an appointment with Samantha Benson. You can also call 517-744-7388 to have someone assist you.

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