Christina Benson

Background and Training:

Undergraduate Degree: BA 1970, UCSD

Post-Graduate Degree: MD 1974, UC; MPH 1980, Robert Wood Johnson

Psychiatric Residency Training: 1975-1978, UCLA

Psychoanalytic Training: 1983-1991, Los Angeles Psychoanalytic Institute and Society.

Other Professional Training: 1978-80, Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Fellowship


Practice Information:

Practice Style: Office-Based, Solo Practice.

Theoretical Orientation: psychoanalytic, psychodynamic, quite eclectic in focus.

Types of Patients: individuals, couples, adolescents, adults

Diagnostic Interests: character/depressive/bipolar disorders. I have a solo out-patient practice. I tend not to treat people with psychotic disorders.


Supervision Information:

Names of Residents Supervised in the Last Five Years: Kate DeBonis, Phil Cogen, Julie Gedden

Dr. Benson is available to supervise by individual arrangement.


Contact Details
Private Home
6214 Drexel Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90048
Phone: (323) 938-6463