Lana Benedek

Psychiatrist, MD

Verified by Psychology Today
Lana Benedek, MD, Psychiatrist in Santa Monica
(310) 507-1178 Website

Lana Benedek

Psychiatrist, MD


Location

2116 Wilshire Blvd
Suite 270
Santa Monica, California 90403
(310) 507-1178

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Website
I practice holistic and integrative mental health care. I see adolescents and adults for what I call: Mind, Body & Spirit Medicine. In my practice I work with individuals experiencing a wide variety of mental health issues, the most common of these include; anxiety depression, and addiction or some combination of these. I also see many clients who have histories of trauma.
Mind, Body Spirit Therapy includes a variety of practices to facilitate a greater connection with ourselves and our environment. Likely yoga and/or mindfulness based practices will be included. I may also make suggestions related to supplements, diet or exercise.
I have a specialty in helping individuals use mind body and spirit practices to reduce reliance on antidepressant medications. Initial assessments are usually 90 minutes and follow ups are 30-90 minutes. I do not see individuals who are looking for medication management only.

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 9 Years
  • School: Univeristy of Toronto
  • Year Graduated: 2008
  • License No. and State: A109256 California
  • Board Certification: Psychiatry

Finances

  • Avg Cost (per session): $200 - $300
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
Accepted Payment Methods: Cash, Check, Mastercard, Visa

Additional Credentials

  • Certificate: Inner Kids / Mindfulness Facilitator
  • Certificate Date: 2014

Lana Benedek's Groups

Lifeforce Yoga

Lifeforce yoga uses a combination of breath, chanting, hand gestures and movement practices to work with symptoms of anxiety and depression. There will be a 6 week class focusing on anxiety and stress at Santa Monica Yoga starting on October. Please see www.santamonicayoga.com for details and registration. Please note this is not group therapy.

More about this group

Location

2116 Wilshire Blvd
Suite 270
Santa Monica, California 90403
(310) 507-1178

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Website
Specialties
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Addiction
Issues
  • ADHD
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Career Counseling
  • Child or Adolescent
  • Chronic Illness
  • Coping Skills
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • Life Transitions
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Relationship Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Women's Issues
Mental Health
  • Mood Disorders
Sexuality
  • Bisexual
  • Gay
  • Lesbian

Client Focus

Alternative Languages: French
Age
  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • Eclectic
  • Family Systems
  • Group Therapy
  • Integrative
  • Interpersonal
  • Mindfulness
  • Mindfulness-based (MBCT)
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Relational
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Somatic
  • Strength-Based
  • Yoga Based Practices
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Group
Video/Skype
  • Video Counseling

Professional Connections

Dr. Eric Wexler, MD, PhD
Dr. Eric Wexler, MD, PhD
Psychiatrist Classmate, known for 7 years

Links

My Website

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Last Modified: 09 Jan 2018
Lana Benedek, MD, Psychiatrist in Santa Monica

Lana Benedek

Psychiatrist, MD