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Information about Dr Lana Benedek

Dr Lana Benedek is a Psychiatric Physician with 15 years experience. Her approach to treatment is integrative and holistic and incorporates the best of western and eastern approaches. It also addresses all aspects of a persons lifestyle.  A treatment plan may include psychotherapy, yoga, meditation, lifestyle changes, herbs, supplements or medication. 


Individual & Group Treatment for Adolescents & Adults.  Individual Consultations.  Classes in Yoga, Meditation and Psycho education and Workshops in these areas.  She also provides consulting and curriculum development services to universities and corporation locally and internationally.

Upcoming Events - See Events Page for More Details

Yoga for Stress & Anxiety.  Offered at Santa Monica Yoga on Mondays at 11am. See events  page for more info

Recruiting For:

1. Young adults for a mindfulness-based therapy group 

2. Individuals of any age interested in discontinuing antidepressant within a group context

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Treatment Approach

Integrative & Holistic

Dr Benedek incorporates the most effective approaches from western and eastern medicine.  She will include assessment of all elements of lifestyle as well as factors related to mind body and spirit so that underlying causes and contributors can be addressed.  

Areas of Focus

Difficulties related to stress, fear and anxiety including post traumatic stress.  Low mood and depression. Addiction of all types, including technology.  She has particular expertise in antidepressant dependence.  Relationship concerns are also a primary focus of her practice.

Other Information

Treatment length will vary depending on goals and initial concerns.  However, all clients are approached with the intention of limiting treatment length as much as possible for achieving goals.  This contributes to individual resilience and self reliance.  Payment is per session and due at appointment time.  A bill to submit to insurance for reimbursement will be provided at time of payment.

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Dr Lana Benedek's Office

2116 Wilshire Blvd Suite 270, Santa Monica, California 90403, United States

(310) 853 0735 email: lana@drbenedek.com