Dr. Stephanie Benson, Psy.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist
Telehealth & Washington, DC
Adjustment Disorder/Life Transitions, Anorexia Nervosa, Binge Eating Disorder, Body Dysmorphic Disorder, Bulimia Nervosa, Couples Counseling, Depression, Disordered Eating, Generalized Anxiety Disorder, LGBTQ+ Affirming Therapy, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Orthorexia, Panic Disorder, Relationship Problems/Concerns, Social Anxiety Disorder, Specific Phobias, Stress Management, Therapy for Racial/Ethnic Minorities, Trauma & PTSD
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Treatment Modalities

  • Integrative Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Exposure & Response Prevention (ERP)
  • Emotion Focused Couples Therapy (EFT)
  • Psychodynamic Psychotherapy

About Stephanie Benson

Dr. Benson is a licensed clinical psychologist. She has worked in several outpatient settings, including a community mental health center, a public high school, a VA Medical Center, a college counseling center, and two private group practices. Dr. Benson has provided individual and group therapy to both adolescents and adults with a range of presenting concerns. Her clinical interests include mood and anxiety disorders, trauma, body image concerns, eating disorders, and relationship concerns. Dr. Benson utilizes an integrative and multicultural approach to therapy and draws upon psychodynamic, mindfulness, and cognitive-behavioral techniques. She believes a strong therapeutic alliance is essential. She strives to establish an atmosphere of warmth, empathy, and trust where clients feel safe and supported to explore sensitive topics. Dr. Benson works collaboratively with her clients to develop individualized treatment plans that meet clients’ needs and goals.

Dr. Benson received her B.A in psychology from Bates College. She earned her M. Psy. and Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology from The George Washington University. Dr. Benson completed an APA-Accredited predoctoral internship at The Catholic University of America Counseling Center in Washington, DC. She has worked at the following sites:

  • The George Washington University Center Clinic
  • Woodrow Wilson High School
  • The Catholic University of America Counseling Center
  • The Mental Health Clinic at the Washington, DC VA Medical Center

To make an appointment with Dr. Benson, call us today at 571.328.7408, Ext. 0 or contact us via our Contact Form.