Ben Lieberman, M.A., LCSW - Clinical Director
Ben Lieberman is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) who began his clinical study with an undergraduate degree in Psychology from Saint Joseph’s University located in Philadelphia and continued, after relocating to Los Angeles, with a Master’s Degree in Social Work from California State University-Northridge. He brings nearly twenty years of therapeutic and supervisory experience within the range of behavioral health settings - hospital inpatient, residential treatment, intensive outpatient programs, and individual private practice. He has a penchant for residential treatment, as he has witnessed its effectiveness for clients with depression, trauma, anxiety, and co-occurring behavioral and mental health concerns. Ben’s goal is to be a leader in the design and delivery of meaningful, holistic, and supportive path for each client’s healing journey and sustainable change.
Ben brings a client-centered, strength-based approach to treatment that focuses on compassion, acceptance, and developing collaborative solutions. He employs a blend of multiple therapy modalities, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, Mindfulness practices, and Emotion-Focused Therapy to meet the unique needs of clients. Ben has an extensive background working with individuals who struggle with both acute and chronic mental health issues and recurrences. He encourages the team, loved ones, and each client to believe in the capacity for change and the lasting effect of authenticity and human connection. He meets clients as the drivers of their care and knows that some may need help re-finding the purpose within themselves.
Ben prioritizes time spent with his family, playing guitar, writing music, hiking, and playing basketball.