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Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Dr. Nadia Bening, MD

Dr. Nadia Bening, MD, is a distinguished Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, recognized for her unwavering commitment to holistic and patient-centered psychiatric care. Her educational journey commenced at Texas A&M University for her undergraduate studies, followed by the attainment of her medical degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.

During her psychiatric residency in Austin, Texas, Dr. Bening distinguished herself by assuming the role of Chief Resident, showcasing her natural leadership and dedication to her field. Her approach to patient care is underpinned by a deep belief in the value of holistic treatment, where individual needs take precedence. Dr. Bening approaches each client's unique situation with a profound understanding of their personal history, specific context, and the impact of life's stressful or traumatic experiences. This approach, characterized by patience, warmth, and empathy, fosters a sense of comfort and trust, creating a foundation for effective treatment.

Dr. Bening's extensive career spans over a decade, encompassing various clinical settings, including traditional outpatient psychiatric facilities, private residential facilities, drug and alcohol recovery centers, and the innovative field of transcranial magnetic stimulation. Her dedication to staying at the forefront of her field is exemplified by her certification as a Brain Health Coach through the esteemed Amen Clinics. With this certification, Dr. Bening empowers her clients to take charge of their well-being, instilling confidence in their ability to cultivate brain-healthy habits that can last a lifetime.

Beyond her professional pursuits, Dr. Bening is a devoted mother to three energetic boys and shares laughter and love with her husband. She also channels her passion for community and personal growth by leading youth small groups and engaging in hobbies like reading, cooking, long walks, and invigorating spin classes.

Dr. Nadia Bening's enthusiastic and compassionate approach to psychiatry, coupled with her commitment to holistic care and continuous learning, is a testament to her dedication to helping individuals lead healthier, more fulfilling lives. Her collaboration with the exemplary team at Family Psychological Services underscores her commitment to providing exceptional care to her clients.

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