Clinical Services

In addiction to the specialty areas noted in their own tabs here, I also work with many more issues such as…

Anxiety / Acute and Chronic Stress / Panic

Relationship Difficulties / Premarital Counseling

Early Addiction Recovery (individual and/or loved ones)

Complicated Grief and LossĀ 

Post Traumatic Stress (PTS) / Medical-Related Trauma

Multi-Faith Relationships

Cancer Patients, Caregivers and Survivors

Cross-Cultural Challenges (personal and professional)

Mild/Moderate Nausea Management for Morning Sickness (Drug-Free)

Mild/Moderate Nausea Management for Chemo (Drug-Free)

Alcohol and Drug Issues / Individual, Partner and Family

Unhealthy Coping Mechanisms

Post-Cardiac Event/Surgery Depression

Self-Criticism / Self-Esteem and Body Image Issues

Survivors of Suicide (SOS / loved ones of lost person)

Existential or Situational Sadness and Depression

Anxiety, Depression and Mood Spectrum

Pre and Post Organ Transplant Patients (Liver, Kidney and Lung)

Work-Life Balance Challenges

New and Experienced Parent Stress

Impact and Effects from Difficult Childhood Experiences

Chronic and Acute Stress Due to Socio-Political Impacts

Pandemic Stress Issues – Caused/Exacerbated By


Stress and challenges that come with just simply being human !



Ben Carrettin is a Nationally Board Certified Counselor (NCC), Nationally Board Certified Master Addiction Counselor (MAC) and 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.