Benjamin Roberts, LMFT
Benjamin Roberts, a dynamic Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, lends his rich counseling background to a variety of media, direct therapy, ministerial and corporate programs designed to provide immediate and lasting care to those in distress. His compassion and good humor highlight his innovative approach whether he is preaching on live radio every Sunday morning from his pulpit at the West Eastland Church of Christ in Gallatin, Tennessee or improving the lives of thousands of Hurricane Katrina & Rita survivors through his efforts of developing and coordinating an Employee Assistance Program for a Louisiana-based contracting company whose impact expanded far beyond the normal scope of its FEMA contract.
Ben is a Military & Family Life Consultant p roviding non-medical short-term, situational problem-solving counseling to Service Members and their families. Provide psycho-education to help Service Members and their families understand the impact of stress, deployment, family reunions following deployments and the stresses of military life. Services are provided to individuals, couples, families, and groups in the areas of anger management, communication, relationship issues, productivity at work, conflict resolution, parenting, and decision-making skills .
He is co-partner of Life Coping Skills, conducting workshops/seminars for churches and businesses all over the country. Ben is Executive Vice President and Clinical Director of Holistic Lifestyle Partners, Inc. Ben’s expertise is sought by state, national, and international conferences, including the 100 Black Men of America’s National Conference for three consecutive years and Dr. Brenda Wade's International Love & Money Summitt.
Ben established himself as an educator by successfully teaching six grade problematic students in Levy County, Florida, and he established the McKnight Achievers Program. This program identified and held award ceremonies every grading period for all A/B minority students. Ben also served as an Instructor at Webster College in Gainesville, Florida.
His education includes Lipscomb University, Harding University School of Theology, Bethany Theological Seminary, Liberty University, and Amridge University.