Counseling network

To supplement the advice offered in La Chaise Longue, the Counseling Network is a referral service for our visitors in need of one-on-one counseling. We provide the information needed to make an informed choice of a counselor based on factors such as specialty, geographical location and price.

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Carl Benedict, LCPC
Area of Expertise

Depression, anxiety, panic attacks, anger management, dual diagnosis, grief and loss, 12-step recovery, co-dependency, relationships, addiction, childhood abuse, and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.

Therapeutic approach

Primarily Cognitive-behavioral, but greatly influenced by 12-step programs as well as "Wounded Child" theory and techniques.

Counseling format

By e-mail, online chat therapy, and individual.


Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in Maryland. Master of Science in Mental Health Counseling from Shippensburg University in Shippensburg, PA. Worked at a mental health center for the past nine years as a therapist.

Sample of work Dealing with consequences of sexual abuse
WWW site Serenity Online Therapy
Site description Carl Benedict's site "Serenity Online Therapy" offers online counseling for treatment of a variety of disorders and problems.
Phone number (301) 714-1284
Address 188114 Sky View Lane Hagerstown, MD 21740
Price card $30 for one email counseling submission $80 for three $130 for five $45 for one 50-minute chat therapy session $125 for three $200 for five
Method of payment Credit cards through Paypal, check, or money order.

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