Lance Dodes

Lance M. Dodes, MD

License # C128868

Contact Information:

325 North Larchmont Blvd.,#116
Los Angeles, CA

TEL: 323-450-9773


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Practice Information:

Areas of Practice: Relationship Issues; Eating Disorders; Depression and Mood Disorders; Narcissistic Personality; Addictions/Substance; Anxiety Disorders
Years in Practice: 20 or more
Populations Served: Older Adults; Adults; Couples


Lance Dodes, M.D. is a Training and Supervising Analyst Emeritus at the Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute, member of the faculty of the New Center for Psychoanalysis (Los Angeles), and retired assistant clinical professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. He has been the Director of several substance abuse treatment centers. He is the author or co-author of many journal articles and book chapters about addiction and the author of three books: The Heart of Addiction (HarperCollins, 2002), Breaking Addiction: A 7-Step Handbook for Ending Any Addiction (HarperCollins, 2011), and The Sober Truth: Debunking the Bad Science Behind 12-Step Programs and the Rehab Industry (Beacon Press, 2014; senior author). Dr. Dodes has been honored by the Division on Addictions at Harvard Medical School for "Distinguished Contribution" to the study and treatment of addictive behavior, and has been elected a Distinguished Fellow of the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry.

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