Ben Stewart is licensed in the state of Minnesota as both a Professional Counselor and an Alcohol and Drug Counselor. He holds a master’s degree in Addiction Counseling and Advanced Practice from the Hazelden Betty Ford Graduate School of Addiction Studies. Ben has experience working at various levels of care ranging from medically-managed intensive inpatient services to outpatient settings as well. Throughout his career Ben has continued to focus on developing a strong therapeutic alliance with his clients in an effort to help facilitate their positive growth and long-term change. Originally from Pittsburgh he came to Minnesota in search of his own path to recovery in 2002. Ben and his wife enjoy traveling, exploring the local food scene, and are avid supporters of the Minnesota United Football Club.