Welcome to Dr Lana Benedek's Integrative Mental Health Practice

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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.  She incorporates she incorporates the best of western and eastern approaches to help her clients experience well being. She is also on teaching faculty at the USC Medical School.


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 1045am. See events  page for more info

Recruiting for Mindfulness Based therapy group for young adults.  Please make contact if interested.

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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