Jessica Agudelo Benito

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, DSW, LCSW

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Jessica Agudelo Benito, DSW, LCSW, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Kansas City
(816) 448-8455 x1012 Website

Jessica Agudelo Benito

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, DSW, LCSW


Location

The Center for Healing and Recovery
435 Nichols Road
Suite 200
Kansas City, Missouri 64112
(816) 448-8455 x1012

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The Center for Healing and Recovery
7280 Northwest 87th Terrace
Suite 210
Kansas City, Missouri 64155
(816) 448-8455 x1012

Dr. Benito brings with her a wealth of experience. She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker originating from New York City with 10+ years of experience working with culturally diverse and at risk populations across multiple settings. Dr. Benito earned her Master’s degree in Social Work from SUNY Stony Brook and earned her Doctorate in Social Work from the University of Southern California focusing her capstone work on designing innovative healthcare solutions that combine the power of behavioral health and advancements in neuroscience to address the lifelong, adverse effects of childhood adversity and developmental trauma.

Dr. Benito has served the behavioral health community through many local institutions including Truman Medical Center, Saint Luke's Health System, Shawnee Mission Medical Center, Two Rivers Behavioral Health System, Signature Psychiatric Hospital, Signature Behavioral Health, and North Kansas City Hospital.

Dr. Benito is passionate about empowering clients to become their best selves. She is an advocate of mental health awareness, psycho-education, and life-long learning. Favorite quote: "There is no heavier burden than an unfulfilled potential." - Charles M. Schulz

Qualifications

  • License and State: 2018003790 Missouri

Finances

  • Cost per Session: $60 - $145
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
Pay By: American Express, Cash, Check, Discover, Health Savings Account, Mastercard, Paypal, Visa
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross
  • Blue Shield
  • BlueCross and BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • GEHA
  • MHN
  • MHNet Behavioral Health
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • New Directions
  • Optum
  • TRICARE
  • TriWest
  • UMR
  • UnitedHealthcare
  • WellCare
  • Out of Network
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Location

The Center for Healing and Recovery
435 Nichols Road
Suite 200
Kansas City, Missouri 64112
(816) 448-8455 x1012

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

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Website
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Additional Location

The Center for Healing and Recovery
7280 Northwest 87th Terrace
Suite 210
Kansas City, Missouri 64155
(816) 448-8455 x1012
Specialties
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Trauma and PTSD
Issues
  • Anger Management
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Career Counseling
  • Child or Adolescent
  • Codependency
  • Coping Skills
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Domestic Violence
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • Life Coaching
  • Life Transitions
  • Marital and Premarital
  • Peer Relationships
  • Relationship Issues
  • School Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Women's Issues
Mental Health
  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
Sexuality
  • Bisexual
  • Gay
  • Lesbian

Client Focus

Ethnicity: Hispanic and Latino and Other Racial or Ethnic Background
I also speak: Spanish
Age
  • Adults

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • EMDR
  • Eclectic
  • Humanistic
  • Internal Family Systems (IFS)
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Multicultural
  • Person-Centered
  • Relational
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Strength-Based
  • Trauma Focused
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Group
Video/Skype
  • Online Counseling

Links

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Last Modified: 08 Nov 2019
Jessica Agudelo Benito, DSW, LCSW, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Kansas City

Jessica Agudelo Benito

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, DSW, LCSW