Ben has worked in the mental health field for over 15 years in areas of practice ranging from dual diagnosis inpatient treatment to youth and families. He found a passion for family building and has worked extensively with both foster and adoptive families in addition to families utilizing assisted reproduction. His clinical work is informed by a social-justice framework that aims to honor and support individuals around their unique experiences. His therapeutic approach is grounded in humanism with strong postmodern influences. Ben is also an instructor at San Francisco State University in the College of Health and Social Sciences and in the Counseling department.
Ben is licensed as a Marriage and Family Therapist in California (LMFT116483), Colorado (MFT0001981), and as a Florida Telehealth provider (TPMF332). He is also able to provide counseling services in Hebrew.