Family with Tablet
Family with Tablet

Our History

Therapeutic Sanctuary Counseling & Play Therapy Center was established by Tara Benson. Mrs. Benson and her team have over 8 years’ experience in the field of mental health and working with young children and their families in outpatient behavioral programs, and agencies. Therapeutic Sanctuary, Inc’s providers are sensitive to the unique needs of the African American community, and also has a non-profit component to this company that assists low-income families obtain quality evidence-based mental health services in Erie, County NY.

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Our Core Values

Respecting all families culture and unique needs

Build positively on each families values and wellness

Follow the lead of all families enrolled, you are the expert of your child, family, and self.

Maintain a deep care for our hurting community

Health and overall wellness is our goal when assisting your family reach their goals

Partnership by maintaining consistent input with our community members to inform our services

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Happy Family
Happy Family

Who we serve

We serve the most vulnerable, underserved, low-income families in Erie County, NY. Our caring team and providers are sensitive to the unique needs of the African American community.