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Sarah Allen Benton Joins our Clinical Team!

Turnbridge is pleased to announce that Sarah Allen Benton, MS,  LPC, LMHC has joined Turnbridge / Center for Change in the role of Primary Therapist.   Sarah is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor who was most recently a therapist/case manager at McLean Hospital in the McLean Brook transitional living program for substance abuse and dual diagnosis treatment in Waltham, Massachusetts. She had also worked in private practice at Lynch Wellness and Recovery Foundation and facilitated a Women’s Early Recovery Group in Norwell, MA.   She is the author of Understanding the High-Functioning Alcoholic, published in 2009. Sarah has been featured in a NY Times article by Jane Brody, has appeared on The Oprah Winfrey Show, CBS Early Show, The Today Show, NPR and writes a Psychology Today.com blog called “The High-Functioning Alcoholic”.  She has been involved in the recovery community for almost a decade.   Sarah earned a Master of Science in Counseling Psychology degree from Northeastern University and has been involved in psychologically-based research. Prior to her counseling career, Sarah earned a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Colorado at Boulder’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication and worked at the Disney Channel in Burbank, California.   Sarah enjoys spending time with her husband Josh, daughter Eve-especially at the beach, hiking or just being outside in nature.  She can contacted at sbenton@ctdrugtreatment.com.