Sarah Allen Benton, MS, LMHC
How Alcoholism Can Sometimes Be Masked By A Seemingly Successful Life
Author Sarah Allen Benton joins Danika to explain that being successful professionally or personally and being an alcoholic are not mutually exclusive. Alcoholism may manifest differently in individuals, but all alcoholics have the same disease.
Sarah Allen Benton is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor at McLean Hospital at McLean Hospital in “The McLean Residence at the Brook,” transitional living program for substance abuse and dual diagnosis treatment in Waltham, Massachusetts. She is also a consultant conducting substance abuse assessments at The Lynch Wellness and Recovery Foundation in Norwell, MA. Sarah is author of the book “Understanding the High-Functioning Alcoholic” that has just been released in the paperback version. She has been featured in a NY Times article by Jane Brody, has appeared on The Oprah Winfrey Show, The CBS Early Show, NPR and is a blogger for PsychologyToday.com.
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