Lyndsey Bens, LICSW
Psychotherapist – Exeter, NH
Lyndsey Bens, LICSW has worked in the field of mental health for over ten years. The majority of her experience comes from over six years in emergency department and inpatient hospital settings in both New Hampshire and Massachusetts, where she worked with patients of all ages in acute psychiatric crises.
Additional populations that Lyndsey has worked with include children and adolescents in foster care and school settings, immigrants with posttraumatic stress, and individuals with developmental disabilities. Lyndsey has worked in community-based (such as in-home) and outpatient settings, and she has the ability to provide telehealth therapy services for clients who prefer to meet with a provider from their home. Lyndsey is also a member of New Hampshire’s Disaster Behavioral Health Response Team (DBHRT).
Lyndsey earned her BS in Psychology with a mental health concentration from Plymouth State University. She also received an MSW with a focus on mental health treatment from Salem State University and an MA in Intercultural Relations from Lesley University, where she focused on trauma in refugees, asylum seekers, and asylees in the Boston area. Lyndsey likes to work from a strengths-based and client-centered approach. She believes that when combining hope with the right guidance and tools, we all have the power within us to find balance and purpose in our lives. Lyndsey is passionate about mindfulness and meditation and enjoys teaching clients related techniques that can improve their wellbeing. Lyndsey also utilizes interventions from cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavior therapy, and acceptance and commitment therapy.