Benica Foster, ACSW Clinician, Psychotherapist

Benica Foster, ACSW

“My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style.” —Maya Angelou
Benica Foster, ACSW
Benica Foster, ACSW
Benica Foster, ACSW

Education

I’m a Graduate of the USC Suzanne Dworack Peck School of Social Work. I graduated with my Master's Degree in Social Work with a course of study in Adult Mental Health and Wellness, which focuses on the mental health and physical wellbeing of adults across the lifespan, from young adulthood to geriatric age.

Personal Interests

My personal interests include art, gaming, traveling, collecting and reading.

Philosophy of Care

In my clinical practice, I emphasize Motivational Interviewing, Problem Solving Therapy and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. 

I do well with children, adolescents, young adults, and middle-age adults.

My specialties include… 

  • Anxiety and Depression
  • Adjustment Problems
  • Work and Life Stress
  • Trauma (childhood and adulthood)
  • Anger Management
  • Coping Skills Development
  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Play Therapy

In-Office and Virtual TeleHealth Appointments

In addition to In-Office appointments, I also offer virtual telehealth via Video/Smart Phone and Phone appointments. My office is located in San Joaquin County (Stockton, CA), and throughout California via TeleHealth.

Approach

  • Active
  • Exploratory
  • Solution-Focused
  • Insight driven

Things to Remember

“My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style.” —Maya Angelou

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