Lori Payne Benker is a therapist offering individual, couples and family therapy. She maintains a private practice in McKinney, Texas. Lori Payne Benker is an experienced, skilled therapist, who brings 20+ years of experience (including pre-licensure). Lori obtained her Bachelors degree at SMU and her Masters degree at Texas Woman's University. She worked in non-profit counseling and treatment settings for 12 years and has been in private practice since 2008. Lori specializes in working with teens and young adults. She also works with adults and teens in the LGBTQ+ community (affirming), as well as working with individuals with substance use issues and offering trauma-informed care. Lori is passionate about meeting people where they are and journeying with each person toward their healing.