Mental Health Counselor / Therapist in Queens, NY
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Giovanni Benavides, MS, MHC
44-04 Sunnyside,   
QueensNY 11104
Additional Location
74-09 37th Ave.   
QueensNY 11372
Practice Information
Why Counseling?

The reasons people come to therapy is as varied as people themselves. Often, clients have encountered distressing, stressful experiences or situations  which they want to talk about in a safe and private setting.

These might include present circumstances of bereavement, separation or other major life transitions or experiences from the past, such in childhood. Others seek help in dealing with specific psychological, or behaviors which they like to alter, such as compulsive thoughts or difficulties relating to people.

Some people seek counseling to help them explore a general feeling that their lives are not quite right or cope with feelings of depression or anxiety.  Still,  others look for as part of their effort to discover or create meaning in their lives. Many people are attracted to counseling as an opportunity to undertake personal development in a safe in a safe supportive environment: It is not at all necessary to have problems to find counseling useful. 

In addition to help with specific goals or difficulties, clients who undertake counseling may experience general improvement in their quality of life, including;

• decreased defensiveness
• increased ability to express themselves
• improved relationship with others
increased self-esteem
Practice Areas/Issues Treated
 Anger Management
 Anxiety and Panic
 Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
 Body Image Issues
 Caregiver Issues
 Chronic Illness
 Coronavirus/COVID-19 Issues
 Eating Disorders
 Grief and Loss
 Life Transitions
 Marriage & Family Therapy
 Marriage Counseling
 Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
 Online / Teletherapy
 Play Therapy
 Pre and Postpartum Mental Health
 Relationship Issues
 Self-Esteem Issues
 Seniors and Elder Care Issues
 Stress Management
 Trauma and PTSD
 Work and Career Issues
License Info
Payments Accepted
Cash, Check,
By appointment only.
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