Billy Benson, LCSW, is co-director of The Fathers Project at the Ackerman Institute for the Family.
He is a graduate of Columbia University’s School of Social Work, and of the clinical externship at the Ackerman Institute. He has previously taught in Ackerman’s core curriculum and community training workshops.
Outside of Ackerman, Billy is the clinical director of a short-term residential program for adolescents living in the New York City metropolitan area. He has worked with children, adolescents, and their families in multiple settings, including schools, child welfare, and community-based mental health. Billy maintains a private practice in Manhattan.