Sarah Allen Benton, MS, LMHC, LPC, AADC, offers a free worksheet to help addicts examine balance distribution in their life and identify what areas need more or less focus.


Sarah Allen Benton, MS, LMHC, LPC, AADC, is the author of the book, Understanding the High-Functioning Alcoholic and has been featured frequently in the media including the New York Times and has appeared on “The Oprah Winfrey Show”, “The Today Show”, “The CBS Early Show”, NPR and is a blogger for


A Licensed Mental Health Counselor and co-owner of Benton Behavioral Health Consulting, LLC, Sarah is a clinical consultant for Aware Recovery Care and the former director of clinical services at Aware Recovery Care, a home-based addiction treatment in North Haven CT.  She is also a clinical consultant for The Strathmore House transitional sober living for men in Boston, MA.  She worked previously as an outpatient therapist specializing in addiction treatment at Insight Counseling in Ridgefield, CT, Turnbridge young adult male addiction treatment in New Haven, CT and at McLean Hospital at McLean Brook transistional living program for dual diagnosis in Belmont, MA.

Sarah approaches addiction from the posistion of a counsleor with lived experience, having been in long term recovery from alcoholism since February 2004.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Sarah Benton is the co-owner of Benton Behavioral Health Consulting, LLC and has an employment relationship with Aware Recovery Care. She is a published author and receives royalties. Sarah Benton receives a speaking honorarium and recording royalties from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.

Non-financial: Sarah Benton has no relevant non-financial relationships.