Benjamin Howard, LPC

Provider Type: Therapist

Serving: Adolescents 13-17, Adults 18-59

About Benjamin Howard, LPC

Benjamin Howard, LPC knows we all have needs. Sometimes they’re big, complicated needs like a feeling of belonging or sense of purpose. Sometimes needs are more basic like getting enough sleep or feeling safe where we live. He believes it takes a team effort because you are the best expert on you.

Benjamin offers telehealth therapy services for adolescents and adults throughout Illinois. He has experience with anxiety symptoms, stress management, and mood disorders. He is especially skilled in:

Trauma Recovery: Traumatic experiences can impact the brain and our wellbeing in many, sometimes complex ways, shaping how we approach relationships, deal with risk, and experience intimacy. Through therapy led by you, Benjamin can help you find your healing.

LGBTQIA+ & Disability Affirming: An openly Queer and disabled provider, Benjamin has a particular passion for supporting the health, wellbeing, and growth of other members of his several communities.

Consensual Nonmonogamy & Sex Counseling: Benjamin offers non-judgmental therapy for exploring self, intimacy, and relationship. Whether it is figuring out the dynamics of a particular dynamic or help with intimate concerns, his open approach allows you to feel comfortable and speak freely.

Career & Education Counseling:
Navingating the modern higher education system, financial aid options, and degree pathways can be confusing. A former higher education administrator and experienced career counselor, Benjamin helps you find the best path for your future.

In therapy, Benjamin utilizes different modalities to help clients, such as Gestalt Therapy, Mindfulness-Based CBT, and Feminist therapy. He helps you define and address your individual needs. Together, Benjamin believes you can make things better.

He earned his master’s degree in Counseling and Guidance from the University of Missouri – Kansas City. He also completed additional trauma training with the International Association of Trauma Professionals and the Arizona Trauma Institute. Benjamin believes it is an honor to partner with you and your expertise to support and improve your wellness.

I Can help you or your teen remotely from anywhere in Illinois. Book a Telehealth session today and get results from the comfort of home.

Areas of Treatment

  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Attention Issues / ADHD
  • Bipolar
  • Chronic Pain/Illness
  • Depression / Sadness
  • Divorce/Family Conflict
  • Grief/Loss/End of Life
  • LGBTQI+
  • Life Transitions
  • Marriage / Couples Counseling
  • Men's Issues
  • Mood Disorders
  • Neuropsychological Issues
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • PTSD/Trauma
  • Self-Injury
  • Stress/Worry
  • Locations

    Insurance

    • Aetna PPO / HMO
    • BCBS Blue CHOICE PPO
    • BCBS HMO – DMG
    • BCBS PPO
    • Beacon Health Options
    • Benefit Plan Admin - VA
    • Cigna
    • CIGNA EAP
    • ComPsych
    • ComPsych EAP
    • Dupage Medical Group PHO
    • Health Alliance
    • HealthLink
    • HFN
    • Humana
    • MHN-Healthnet
    • MHNET (Aetna)
    • Multiplan-PHCS
    • UBH EAP
    • United Healthcare / United Behavioral Health