Life is full of beauty, Be your own kind of beautiful in it.
Meet Dr. C
Allow me to introduce myself as Dr. Christa A. Benton (Dr. C). I am excited that you have arrived here and are open to receiving support. You have taken an important step. I am confident that if we both put in the time and effort, the journey forward can be a valuable experience.
I have various experiences working with individuals of all ages, various walks of life, and diverse backgrounds in clinical, therapeutic, and volunteer capacities within the mental health field over the past 10+ years.
I am excited to get an opportunity to work with you so that you can become a healthier, happier you. I look forward to beginning this journey with you. Thank you in advance for being open to this process - I know that this can be a challenging process, and I appreciate you trusting me to support you as best I can.
Peace and light,
Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.
My virtual work engages a best practice and collaborative approach to client work. I see you where you are and tailor sessions to meet your unique needs. I intend to offer you the appropriate support to make a choice, to take a chance so that your outcome will change for the better. I provide various services to support you with wherever you are on your path to being a healthier, happier being and beyond. My approach involves a mixture of authenticity, humor, challenge, and trust in sessions to build strong working relationships with clients and facilitate safety in the process of helping you heal. Here at iMatter, my intention is to provide a variety of services, cultivated from my clinical, holistic expertise and lived experiences, to meet you where you to help you embrace emotional freedom. As I continue to evolve, so will my services.
• Depression • Anxiety • Relationship Difficulties • Anger Management • Difficulties with Self-Esteem
• Life Transitions • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder • Professional/Career Issues • LGBTQ+ Counseling
• Childhood Trauma • Developmental Disorders • Stress Management • Grief, Loss, or Bereavement
• Family Issues • Multicultural Concerns • Gender Identity Support • College/Graduate School Issues
• Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD) • Other Issues
• Brainspotting (BSP) • Client-Centered • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT) • Mindfulness-based (MBCT),
• Narrative • Reality • Relational • Solution-Focused • Strength-Based • Trauma-Focused
• Internal Family Systems (IFS) • Holistic
Psychotherapy, also known as talk therapy, can help you uncover the underlying causes of your worries and fears, learn how to relax, look at situations in a new, less frightening way, and develop healthier coping mechanisms and problem-solving skills. Psychotherapy tends to address things that occurred in the past and focuses on an individual's cognitions. This involves the process of assessment, diagnosis, and treatment.
Sound healing is an ancient meditative practice that uses different musical implements to create healing vibrations around the body in a meditative state.
Guided meditation is a state of relaxed concentration led by another person.
Individuals may request coaching services to get support with making/enduring life changes, to talk about life challenges, or to have a neutral person to hold them accountable to meeting the goals they seek to achieve. Coaching services tend to address the present and future and focuses on an individual's behaviors.
Sometimes there are things you feel you cannot confide in your friends or family, but you know you need to talk to somebody. Vent sessions are created for just that. It provides a safe space for you to release without judgement so that your journey forward can become lighter.
Mental health training teaches about common mental health conditions. It can support reducing stigmas surrounding mental health issues and provides knowledge of how to spot warning signs.
Supervision offers guidance and resources to support professional growth for emerging and new mental health professionals.
Mentorship supports your growth as a person to become the best version of yourself professionally and or personally.