Kristin Benton, MA LPC
Specialties: Depression, Grief/Loss, Parenting, Trauma, Self- Esteem, Women's Issues
Kristin Benton, LPC, is a Senior Therapist at Sharp Wellness, who specializes in trauma, depression, anxiety, self-esteem, and relationship issues. Kristin is passionate about uncovering and understanding the biological, intellectual, emotional, social, and spiritual factors that hold her clients back from fulfilling, healthy lives. She strives to provide a nurturing space, where her clients may explore their inner lives and work to heal themselves. She assists them in their journey by providing meaningful feedback, insightful interpretation, and, when appropriate, candid directness.
Kristin desires to help clients uncover the tools within themselves to resolve their own difficulties, by examining the choices, assumptions, and expectations that affect her clients' lives, whether positively or negatively. She provides a framework for challenging and possibly changing those elements in order to achieve peace, happiness, and success.
Kristin was born and raised in Dallas, Texas. She received a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Abilene Christian University, and a Masters of Arts in Counseling Psychology from Texas Woman’s University.
Kristin began her therapy career working in various mental health settings, including Irving Family Advocacy Center and University Behavioral Health. Previously, Kristin was a Senior Therapist at Noyau Wellness Center. Kristin enjoys adventures with her husband and kids, relaxing vacations at the beach, and fostering dogs in need of a loving home.