Benson Bernard, LMHC
Licensed Mental Health Counselor
Benson Bernard, LMHC, is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor with over 8 years in the field. Benson specializes in substance use disorders, psychological trauma, severe and persistent mental illness, depression, anxiety, and other related disorders in adults. Benson also has training and experience working with couples and families.Grounded in evidence-based practices, Benson utilizes an integrative approach to therapy including cognitive-behavioral techniques, acceptance and commitment therapy, a variety of mindfulness interventions, the Gottman Method, and a family systems approach. Benson’s clients describe him as trustworthy, supportive and committed to helping his clients get a step closer to creating the change that they desire in life.
- Grief & Bereavement
- Life Transitions
- Attention-Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
- Bipolar Disorder
- Borderline Personality Disorder
- Chronic / Physical Illness
- Confidence / Self Esteem
- Cultural Issues / Racial Trauma
- LGBTQIA+ Related Issues
- Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
- Peak Performance / Executive Coaching
- Individual (Adult)
Location / Map
Miami, FL 33131
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33304
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A bereavement counselor can help you develop coping methods for your loss. Bereavement counseling can create a safe space to process painful feelings and determine the best way to support you as you adapt to a life with loss and start to heal.
After the death of a loved one, grief counseling or grief therapy can help you process your feelings as you go through grief. Some people may need support from a professional counselor to go through the painful loss of a loved one.
Everyone is unique, and grief can look different, depending on your situation. Treatment techniques for grief include cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT). Ultimately, the approach to treatment for grief will depend on your individual needs.
For people who experience intense and ongoing symptoms of prolonged grief disorder, your therapist may use elements of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and other evidence-based treatments to help you cope and adapt to your loss.
After losing a loved one, you will likely experience a wave of complex and challenging emotions. While grief is universal, the way it affects people is different. There is no right or wrong time to go to bereavement counseling. Whatever type of loss you’re experiencing, you don’t need to wait until it feels too much, and you don’t need to go through it alone.
Although everyone can experience loss differently, the five stages of grief are typically denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance. The reality is that there’s no order to grief, and your experience of grief is unique to you. The grieving process takes time and requires patience to break the cycle of grief.
Yes, one of Benson’s specialties is helping patients going through grief and bereavement. If you’re struggling with loss, click “Book with Benson” to make an appointment with a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and choose a date and time that’s best for you.
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