Ben Atanacio, LPC, CSAC
Ben’s experience includes mental health counseling services for inpatient, outpatient, active duty military, Veterans and experiential psychotherapy especially outdoor and wilderness adventure settings. He is qualified to work with adults, adolescents, couples and veterans. Ben believes that the primary process of counseling is helping clients coauthor new experiences that lead to positive change. Prior to beginning his education in the counseling field at Old Dominion University, Ben served in the Navy for eight years and in the Coast Guard Reserve for an additional two years, working on advanced weapons systems as a data processing technician.
“As a Veteran I am especially attuned to the relationship stressors that military life presents.”