Jason Benford, LLMSW

Jason Benford, LLMSW Verified by GLPG


  • School:
    University of Michigan
  • Degree:
    Master of Social Work


  • English
Jason Benford, LLMSW, received his Bachelor of Arts in African American Studies from Wayne State University and his Master of Social Work from the University of Michigan. He has previously worked as an Adventure Facilitation and Therapy Intern while pursuing his MSW. He is passionate about cultivating a brave space of openness and acceptance where clients can explore their experiences, thoughts, feelings, and behaviors in a strengths-based, trauma focused manner. Jason serves as a partner on their journey to reach their potential and encourages their efforts to build self-efficacy and agency in all aspects of their lives. “Vivian Greene once said that life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass, it’s about learning to dance in the rain. Together, we’ll find your umbrella!”

Accepted Insurance

  • Aetna
  • BCBS
  • Cash/Private Pay
  • Cigna/Evernorth
  • Cofinity
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Health
We verify your insurance benefits and will provide you with a cost estimate prior to your first session.


  • Anxiety
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Bullying
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Men's Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Social Anxiety
  • Stress


  • Bisexual Allied
  • Gay Allied
  • HIV / AIDS Allied
  • Intersex Allied
  • Lesbian Allied
  • Non-Binary Allied
  • Queer Allied
  • Racial Justice Allied
  • Sex Worker Allied
  • Transgender Allied


  • Anxiety
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Coping Skills

Session Types

  • Individuals

Age Specialty

  • (11 to 13) Preteens / Tweens
  • (14 to 19) Adolescents / Teenagers
  • (20 to 64) Adults

Types of Therapy

  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Person-Centered
  • Strength-Based
  • Trauma Focused