Hey, I'm Ben!
Benjamin Schmidt, LPC Associate
Supervised by Denise Smith, LPC-S
Selecting the right therapist or coach is important and we know it. Here's a bit about my vibe.
Below are the services I offer at Chill Counseling. If you think I'd be a fit for something you don't see below, please reach out! If I can't do it, we may know someone who can!
Groups and Classes
Consulting & Speaking
Your investment is $125 for 50-minute therapy sessions.
(Teens may access 40-minute sessions at a rate of $110.)
We offer a limited number of reduced investment spots for clients with financial need.
I am qualified to counsel a variety of challenges. Below are just a few areas I help clients with most.
LGBTQIA+ folks face some of the same difficulties as other folks but also have unique challenges best navigated with a therapist who gets it.
College Student Concerns
Early adulthood is full of transition. College adds a number of stressors, particularly for first-generation college students.
Whether lifelong or a recent experience, this may look like worrying a lot, struggling with intrusive thoughts, and/or often feeling restless.
Our experiences often impact how we feel about ourselves. Whether we get the negative messaging from the world or our own thoughts, counseling can help us build confidence.
Just a little bit more about my professional background
Master of Science in Counseling, Southern Methodist University
Licensed Professional Counselor Associate #89626
Supervised by Denise Smith, LPC-S #64999
Trainings and Certifications
National Certified Counselor
Degree Concentration in Concentration in LGBTQIA+ Affirmative Therapy for Individuals, Couples, Families, and TGNC Clients
Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI) training
Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT)
Psychological First Aid
Ready to get started? You can book your first appointment now or request a free 15-minute consultation if you're still unsure.
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