As the psychiatrist at Alsana’s Westlake Village locations, Dr. Ashley Benjamin brings a wealth of knowledge from his diverse background. He has a medical degree from Kansas University and a master’s in exercise and physiology/physical education from Ohio State University. Dr. Benjamin has been certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology since 2000.
Dr. Benjamin is a member of the International Society of Sport Psychiatry, the California Psychiatric Physicians Association, and the American Psychiatric Association. Before joining Alsana, he was a staff psychiatrist serving Ventura County Behavioral Health. His background includes leadership and psychiatry at various levels of care, expertise in research, publishing, and teaching.
Dr. Benjamin practices addiction and sport psychiatry. Currently, he is a reserve Lieutenant Colonel in the U.S. Air Force, serving 21 years, 8 of which were active duty.
Dr. Benjamin aligns with our Adaptive Care Model in providing holistic quality care to our clients. He also believes in Alsana’s Guiding Principles as a basis to support the growth and development of the team.