David Bender

Background and Training

Undergraduate Training: BA 1953, University of Minnesota

Post-Graduate Degree: MD 1956, University of Minnesota

Psychiatric Residency Training: 1960-1963, UCLA NPI

Psychoanalytic Training: 1962-1969, Los Angeles Psychoanalytic Society and Institute


Practice Information

Practice Style: 1. Solo 2. Outpatient 3. Interactive

Theoretical Orientation: 1. Psychodynamic 2. Eclectic 3. Focused on needs of the patient 4. Supportive, CBT as indicated

Type of Patients: Individuals, Couples, Adolescents, Adults


Supervision Information:

Dr. Bender supervises residents in the Child/Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship Program at UCLA

Names of Residents supervised in the last five years: Drs. Roya Ijadi Maghsoodi, Ryan Davis, Michael Kisicki, Fatima Ionara, Alejandra Postlettuoaite.

Hours of Availability: Dr. Bender supervises  by arrangement with individual residents through the child/adolescent program


Contact Details


Primary Office
10921 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 602
Los Angeles 90024