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Sarah Allen Benton

Licensed Mental Health Counselor Specializing in Adolescent/Young Adult Addiction; Author of "Understanding the High-Functioning Alcoholic"

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 Sarah Allen Benton Biography

Sarah Allen Benton, M.S., LMHC, LPC is the owner of Benton Behavioral Health Consulting, LLC that provides addiction/mental health assessment, treatment placement and business consultation. She is also a Therapist at Insight Counseling in Ridgefield, Connecticut specializing in outpatient adolescent/young adult addiction services, family support, and mental health services for clients of all ages. Sarah is author of the book "Understanding the High-functioning Alcoholic." She gives presentations and clinical trainings on the topic of high-functioning alcoholics and other addiction-related topics at schools, colleges, addiction treatment programs/conferences and to the general public.

Sarah was formerly a Primary Therapist at Turning Point addiction treatment program for young adult men in New Haven, CT. Previously, she worked at McLean Hospital (affiliated with Harvard Medical School) at McLean Brook transitional living program for substance abuse and dual diagnosis treatment in Waltham, Massachusetts. She has also worked as a consultant for the O'Connor Professional Group intensive case management services for addiction, eating disorder and mental health issues based out of Boston, MA and in private practive at Lynch Wellness and Recovery Foundation in Norwell, MA. Additionally, Sarah worked as a Therapist at the Emmanuel College Counseling Center in Boston, MA where she was the leader of the Alcohol Skills Training Program directed toward helping college-age problem drinkers.

She earned a Master of Science in Counseling Psychology degree from Northeastern University and has been involved in psychologically-based research studies through McLean Hospital, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Northeastern University and the Boston University Center for Anxiety and Related Disorders. She was formerly the Vice-President of the Obsessive-Compulsive Foundation of Greater Boston. Benton has been featured in a NY Times article by Jane Brody, has appeared on The Oprah Winfrey Show, The Today Show, The CBS Early Show, NPR and more. She has been in recovery from alcoholism since February 2004.

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Understanding the High-Functioning Alcoholic: Breaking the Cycle and Finding Hope

Understanding the High-Functioning Alcoholic: Breaking the Cycle and Finding Hope

Speaking Topics
  • “Understanding and Treating the High-Functioning Alcoholic”

    This presentation may begin with Sarah Allen Benton’s personal story of addiction and recovery as a high-functioning alcoholic (HFA) used as a case study. The characteristics, personality traits, recovery and treatment challenges of high-functioning alcoholics will be described based on original interviews and information obtained for her book. DSM-IV TR and DSM-V diagnostic criteria will be analyzed as it relates to this topic as well as relevant research studies cited. In addition, the early recovery experience of HFAs will be compared to that of lower functioning alcoholics. Finally, treatment suggestions will be offered that are unique for the HFA population.

  • “12-Step Program Integration for Dual-Diagnosis Treatment”

    This presentation will give a brief overview of evidence based dual diagnosis treatment and how 12-Step Programs are often involved in that process. The purpose, intention and limitations of 12-Step programs will be described. Additionally, appropriate and inappropriate integration of 12-Step program concepts, literature and suggestions that compliment dual diagnosis treatment will be described. Case examples will also be used to demonstrate how best to combine these treatment modalities.

  • “Evidence-Based Treatment for Dual Diagnosis and Co-Occurring Disorders”

    This presentation offers education about dual diagnosis (concept and stats) and evidence based integrated treatment approaches for working with clients who have dual diagnosis (treating both the addiction and the mental health components). Additionally, strategies and approaches for speaking openly about dual diagnosis concepts with clients and psycho-education techniques are presented.

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Sarah Allen Benton

Licensed Mental Health Counselor Specializing in Adolescent/Young Adult Addiction; Author of "Understanding the High-Functioning Alcoholic"

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Sarah Allen Benton Biography

Sarah Allen Benton, M.S., LMHC, LPC is the owner of Benton Behavioral Health Consulting, LLC that provides addiction/mental health assessment, treatment placement and business consultation. She is also a Therapist at Insight Counseling in Ridgefield, Connecticut specializing in outpatient adolescent/young adult addiction services, family support, and mental health services for clients of all ages. Sarah is author of the book "Understanding the High-functioning Alcoholic." She gives presentations and clinical trainings on the topic of high-functioning alcoholics and other addiction-related topics at schools, colleges, addiction treatment programs/conferences and to the general public.

Sarah was formerly a Primary Therapist at Turning Point addiction treatment program for young adult men in New Haven, CT. Previously, she worked at McLean Hospital (affiliated with Harvard Medical School) at McLean Brook transitional living program for substance abuse and dual diagnosis treatment in Waltham, Massachusetts. She has also worked as a consultant for the O'Connor Professional Group intensive case management services for addiction, eating disorder and mental health issues based out of Boston, MA and in private practive at Lynch Wellness and Recovery Foundation in Norwell, MA. Additionally, Sarah worked as a Therapist at the Emmanuel College Counseling Center in Boston, MA where she was the leader of the Alcohol Skills Training Program directed toward helping college-age problem drinkers.

She earned a Master of Science in Counseling Psychology degree from Northeastern University and has been involved in psychologically-based research studies through McLean Hospital, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Northeastern University and the Boston University Center for Anxiety and Related Disorders. She was formerly the Vice-President of the Obsessive-Compulsive Foundation of Greater Boston. Benton has been featured in a NY Times article by Jane Brody, has appeared on The Oprah Winfrey Show, The Today Show, The CBS Early Show, NPR and more. She has been in recovery from alcoholism since February 2004.

Sarah Allen Benton Videos

  • Sarah Allen-Benton on 'Failure to Launch' in Young Adults on Vimeo
  • WNWY: Sarah Allen Benton discusses holistic frameworks for ...
  • Sarah Allen Benton explains the need to view dual diagnosis as

Sarah Allen Benton Books

Speaker Lists Featuring Sarah Allen Benton

Sarah Allen Benton Speaking Topics

  • “Understanding and Treating the High-Functioning Alcoholic”

    This presentation may begin with Sarah Allen Benton’s personal story of addiction and recovery as a high-functioning alcoholic (HFA) used as a case study. The characteristics, personality traits, recovery and treatment challenges of high-functioning alcoholics will be described based on original interviews and information obtained for her book. DSM-IV TR and DSM-V diagnostic criteria will be analyzed as it relates to this topic as well as relevant research studies cited. In addition, the early recovery experience of HFAs will be compared to that of lower functioning alcoholics. Finally, treatment suggestions will be offered that are unique for the HFA population.

  • “12-Step Program Integration for Dual-Diagnosis Treatment”

    This presentation will give a brief overview of evidence based dual diagnosis treatment and how 12-Step Programs are often involved in that process. The purpose, intention and limitations of 12-Step programs will be described. Additionally, appropriate and inappropriate integration of 12-Step program concepts, literature and suggestions that compliment dual diagnosis treatment will be described. Case examples will also be used to demonstrate how best to combine these treatment modalities.

  • “Evidence-Based Treatment for Dual Diagnosis and Co-Occurring Disorders”

    This presentation offers education about dual diagnosis (concept and stats) and evidence based integrated treatment approaches for working with clients who have dual diagnosis (treating both the addiction and the mental health components). Additionally, strategies and approaches for speaking openly about dual diagnosis concepts with clients and psycho-education techniques are presented.

FAQs on booking Sarah Allen Benton

  • How to book Sarah Allen Benton?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Sarah Allen Benton for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Sarah Allen Benton, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Sarah Allen Benton or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Sarah Allen Benton?

    Booking fees for Sarah Allen Benton, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Sarah Allen Benton, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Sarah Allen Benton?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Sarah Allen Benton for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Sarah Allen Benton for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Sarah Allen Benton or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Sarah Allen Benton or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Sarah Allen Benton is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Sarah Allen Benton for your event is $5,000 - $10,000. Sarah Allen Benton generally travels from Ridgefield, CT, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Anna David, Joani Gammill, Steve Ford, Marty Angelo and Dr. James D. Huysman, LCSW, CAP. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Sarah Allen Benton for an upcoming event.

Sarah Allen Benton Speaker Videos

  • Sarah Allen-Benton on 'Failure to Launch' in Young Adults on Vimeo
    WNWY: Sarah Allen Benton discusses holistic frameworks for ...
  • Sarah Allen Benton explains the need to view dual diagnosis as

Sarah Allen Benton Speaking Topics

  • “Understanding and Treating the High-Functioning Alcoholic”

    This presentation may begin with Sarah Allen Benton’s personal story of addiction and recovery as a high-functioning alcoholic (HFA) used as a case study. The characteristics, personality traits, recovery and treatment challenges of high-functioning alcoholics will be described based on original interviews and information obtained for her book. DSM-IV TR and DSM-V diagnostic criteria will be analyzed as it relates to this topic as well as relevant research studies cited. In addition, the early recovery experience of HFAs will be compared to that of lower functioning alcoholics. Finally, treatment suggestions will be offered that are unique for the HFA population.

  • “12-Step Program Integration for Dual-Diagnosis Treatment”

    This presentation will give a brief overview of evidence based dual diagnosis treatment and how 12-Step Programs are often involved in that process. The purpose, intention and limitations of 12-Step programs will be described. Additionally, appropriate and inappropriate integration of 12-Step program concepts, literature and suggestions that compliment dual diagnosis treatment will be described. Case examples will also be used to demonstrate how best to combine these treatment modalities.

  • “Evidence-Based Treatment for Dual Diagnosis and Co-Occurring Disorders”

    This presentation offers education about dual diagnosis (concept and stats) and evidence based integrated treatment approaches for working with clients who have dual diagnosis (treating both the addiction and the mental health components). Additionally, strategies and approaches for speaking openly about dual diagnosis concepts with clients and psycho-education techniques are presented.

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