ABOUT AIMEE BENFIELD
Aimee Benfield, M.S., M.B.A. has
been working in the field of training, consulting and coaching for over 19
holds Masters in Counseling Psychology and a Master of Business
Administration. She is a certified Life Coach for Special Needs, and corporate
certified Lean and Six Sigma Black Belt. She is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Associate working under the supervision of Dr. Charette Dersch.
Aimee worked in a corporate career for over
15 years and has worked directly with all levels within an organization. She was winning corporate awards for her work
in organizational improvement, at the same time she and her husband were raising
a son with autism. The skills, tools and
techniques she used with organizations she started to apply at home with her
family and also with her son’s treatments.
She reached out to other families and found they had similar challenges.
This led to a career change to coaching and counseling helping individuals
managing personal life and work while maintaining relationships with family,
spouse, children, friends and self.
AREAS OF EXPERTISE:
- Relationship issues
- Parenting, including raising a child with autism and/or special
- Business consulting
Aimee’s believes that with understanding,
support and practical tools one can gain confidence
and skills in tackling life’s obstacles. Her therapeutic style is open, respectful,
and supportive. In her collaborative environment, Aimee works with individuals, couples and families to
find the coping skills, hope and strength to improve their lives.
A quote that resonates with her style is:
In addition to
providing therapy, Aimee delivers workshops and speaks to a variety of
audiences (parents, schools, and case workers) on topics including:
- The Autism
- 7 Parental
- Making Home
Life Easier: Strategies for Improving Functional Routines & Building Life
Parent Action Plans
Special Diets (including Gluten Free)
- 3 Strategies
for Improving Functional Routines and Building Skills in the Classroom