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 www.PsychologyToday.com
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.