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Benjamin Ehrenfeld, LCSW

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Salem State University, MSW

Berklee College of Music, BA, Music Therapy

Biography and Education

Clinical Biography

Benjamin Ehrenfeld, LCSW, is a licensed clinical social worker in UT Health Austin’s Multiple Sclerosis and Neuroimmunology Center within the Mulva Clinic for the Neurosciences. He is also a part of UT Health Austin’s Integrated Behavioral Health care team. He specializes in providing clinical and care management support for the patients diagnosed with neurological disorders. He specializes in providing clinical and care management support for the patients diagnosed with neurological disorders. Additionally, Benjamin Ehrenfeld is as an assistant professor of practice in The University of Texas at Austin Steve Hicks School of Social Work.

Benjamin Ehrenfeld earned his bachelor’s degree in music therapy from the Berklee College of Music and his master’s degree in social work from Salem State University. He also earned his Narrative Therapy Certification from the Narrative Therapy Initiative in Salem, MA.

Benjamin Ehrenfeld’s clinical interests include supporting individuals and communities with navigating the healthcare system, coming into a preferred relationship with their illness, and developing a preferred narrative about their lives and experiences.


  • Medical social work
  • Narrative therapy

Board Certification

  • Licensed Clinical Social Work

Awards & Honors

  • Phi Alpha Honor Society



  • UT Health Austin Clinics
    Health Transformation Building
    1601 Trinity Street, Bldg. A
    Austin, TX 78712
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Insurance Accepted

Insurance Accepted

  • AARP Medicare Complete Focus Essential HMO
  • AARP Medicare Complete Focus HMO
  • Aetna Medicare Advantage
  • Aetna PPO/HMO (All HMO Plans require a referral)
  • Aetna Seton Health Alliance
  • Aetna Whole Health
  • Ambetter-Superior Health Plan - Exchange Plan
  • Amerigroup/Amerivantage Classic
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Advantage HMO/Health Select (All HMO Plans require a referral)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Choice PPO/UT Select
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Essentials/Blue Essentials Access - Exchange Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield PAR Plan
  • Cigna - All plans
  • Cigna Behavioral Health
  • EHN/WEB TPA - (Whole Foods)
  • Humana HMOx
  • Humana Medicare Advantage - all plans EXCEPT Humana Medicare Gold Plus. (Primary Care Providers are Out of Network for Humana Gold Plus)
  • Humana PPO/HMO/Choice Care (All HMO Plans require a referral)
  • Medicaid/TMHP (Medicaid is not accepted in the Walk-In Clinic)
  • Medicare Part B Traditional fee for service (Novitas)
  • Optum
  • Seton Health Plan Smarthealth
  • Sendero IdealCare
  • Superior Health Plan STAR/CHIP/STAR KIDS
  • United Healthcare AARP PPO
  • United Healthcare All Savers/Choice/Choice Plus/PPO/HMO (All HMO Plans require a referral)
  • United Healthcare Community Plan - Medicaid
  • United Healthcare Dual Complete Focus HMO
  • United Healthcare Medicare
  • United Healthcare One
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