ABOUT THIS EPISODE
In this episode, we speak Ahmad Bennett, MA, MHP, LMFTA, a former US Naval Officer about veterans issues, intersections of identity, transitioning into civilian life and how we can be most effective in supporting those who have served.
Ahmad Bennet, MA, LMFTA, MHP
Ahmad Bennett is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist Associate and certified Mental Health Professional for Washington State. Ahmad completed his internship with Valley Cities Behavioral Health. After graduation he began working with Seattle Counseling Services until their closure, he then entered private practice and founded Crossroads Family Therapy PLLC. in 2022. He graduated from Antioch University Seattle with his Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy. He focuses on providing individual, couple, and family therapy for communities of color, first responders, and veterans. Ahmad is also an adjunct instructor at Antioch University Seattle and teaches a Sexuality & Healthy Relationships course. Ahmad is a medically retired Navy veteran and has worked in veteran-focused social services for over a decade, including working at Lake Washington Institute of Technology for five years as their Veteran Coordinator. Ahmad specialized in housing insecurity, employment services, and veteran transition services.
Christina N. Clayton, LICSW, SUDP, Northwest MHTTC Co-Director
Christina Clayton has been working in the behavioral health field since 1993 working with people and programs addressing severe mental health issues, substance use, co-occurring issues, chronic homelessness, integrated care, outreach, physical health, trauma and diversity/equity/inclusion topics. Christina has education and licenses/credentials in clinical social work, mental health and substance use. She is also a Clinical Assistant Professor and Field Instructor for the University of Washington School of Social Work (MSW ’97). Learn more about MHTTC Staff & Faculty