Board Certified and Licensed Professional Counselor

Board Certified and Licensed Professional Counselor

Live and Virtual  Services Available

(346)-493-6181 / Houston, Texas

Breathe. You Can Do This.

My name is Ben Carrettin and I am a Nationally Board Certified Counselor, Nationally Board Certified Master Addiction Counselor, Licensed Professional Counselor – Supervisor and ESI Consultant for leadership / business, Critical Incident Stress Management/Debriefing professional and accomplished behavioral expert.

I am grounded, ethical, pragmatic and very dedicated to working with my clients. I have over 25 years of specialized, professional experience as a counselor working with cancer patients and their families, liver and kidney transplant patients, pre-surgical anxiety, post-surgical pain management, serious and terminal illness, grief and bereavement, addiction recovery, spouse/partners of addicts, peace officers/first responders, nurses/physicians, traumatic events, critical incident stress management, ESI consulting services for leaders/business, complicating anxiety/fear, survivors of suicide (SOS), death/dying and other complicated life transitions.

If you are facing the unthinkable, I am here to help.

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Ben Carrettin is a Nationally Board Certified Counselor (NCC) and Master Addiction Counselor (MAC) as well as a Licensed Professional Counselor-Supervisor (LPC-S). He has been in practice in Houston for over 20 years and is the owner of Practice Improvement Resources, LLC; a private business which offers an array of specialized counseling, evidenced-based clinical consultation, Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) and targeted ESI-based services to individuals and businesses.


In the case of an Emergency,  Dial 911

For Mental Health help and resources:  Dial 211 or visit

National Suicide Hotline:  1-800-273-8255, or by text at 741741