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Department Center for Adult Behavioral Health
Primary Location Remote Location
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Primary Location

Remote Location

Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Cognitive-behavioral Treatment
  • Coping With General & Medical Illness And Specific Medical Illness
  • Coping with Grief
  • General Psychotherapy
  • Health Psychology
  • Individual Psychotherapy
View all 6 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety Disorder
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Adult
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Coping With Chronic Medical Conditions
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Lifespan Developmental Problems
  • Major Depression
  • Mood Disorder
  • Relationship/interpersonal Problems
  • Spirituality Issues
  • Stress and Physical Health
  • Stress Related Symptoms And Illnesses
View all 13 Specialties +


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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Health Psychology
Cleveland, OH USA

Internship - Medical College of Virginia Hospitals
Health Psychology
Richmond, VA USA

Medical Education - Rutgers University
Clinical Psychology
New Brunswick, NJ USA

Graduate School - Bucknell University
Lewisburg, PA USA

Undergraduate - Grove City College
Grove City, PA USA

Specialty Interests

Adult ADHD, anxiety disorders, attention deficit disorders, cognitive-behavioral psychotherapy, coping with chronic illness (cancer, MS, organ transplantation), coping with grief and loss, coping with medical illnesses, depression and depressive disorders, executive coaching and counseling, general adult outpatient psychotherapy and health psychology, health psychology, lifespan developmental problems, mind/body wellness, mood disorders, outpatient psychotherapy and personality assessment, Primary Care - Behavioral Health Collaborative Care (Adults only), Psychotherapy, Spiritual And Religious Issues, Stress Management, stress reduction, stress-related medical problems, Women's Health, Women's Issues.

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Dana Brendza, PsyD.

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists may collaborate with the pharmaceutical or medical device industries to help develop medical breakthroughs or provide medical expertise or education. Cleveland Clinic strives to make scientific advances that will benefit patient care and support outside relationships that promise public benefit. In order for the discoveries of Cleveland Clinic physicians' and scientists' laboratories and investigations to benefit the public, these discoveries must be commercialized in partnership with industry. As experts in their fields, Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists are often sought after by industry to consult, provide expertise and education.

To assure professional and commercial integrity in such matters, Cleveland Clinic maintains a program that reviews these collaborations and, when appropriate, puts measures in place to minimize bias that may result from ties to industry. Cleveland Clinic publicly discloses the names of companies when (i) its physicians/scientists receive $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) for speaking and consulting, (ii) its physicians/scientists serve as a fiduciary, (iii) its physicians/scientists receive or have the right to receive royalties or (iv) its physicians/ scientists hold any equity interest for the physician's/scientist's role as inventor, discoverer, developer, founder or consultant.* In publicly disclosing this information, Cleveland Clinic tries to provide information as accurately as possible about its physicians' and scientists' connections with industry.

As of 8/17/2022, Dr. Brendza has reported no financial relationship with industry that is applicable to this listing. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.

Public Health Service-Reportable Financial Conflicts of Interest. Cleveland Clinic scientists and physicians engage in basic, translational and clinical research activities, working to solve health problems, enhance patient care and improve quality of life for patients. Interactions with industry are essential to bringing the researchers' discoveries to the public, but can present the potential for conflicts of interest related to their research activities. Click here to view a listing of instances where Cleveland Clinic has identified a Public Health Service (PHS)-Reportable Financial Conflict of Interest and has put measures in place to ensure that, to the extent possible, the design, conduct and reporting of the research is free from bias.

* Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists subscribe to the guidance presented in the PhRMA Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals and the AdvaMed Code of Ethics on Interactions with Health Care Professionals. As such, gifts of substantial value are generally prohibited.

Patient Satisfaction Reviews

38 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.

Overall Star Ratings
4.8 out of 5
Explains 4.8
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.8

7 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Dec 2, 2022

Dr. Brenza is an excellent, caring provider

Reviewed on Aug 18, 2022

Dana is the best, she helps talk me through various situations and is extremely caring and resourceful

Reviewed on Aug 15, 2022

I love Dr. Dana . She is phenomenal

Reviewed on Aug 15, 2022

The Doctor has helped me get through some of the most painful experiences . I can't say enough about her

Reviewed on Jul 15, 2022

Dr Brendza is very personable and helpful...always caring.

Reviewed on Apr 18, 2022

Dr Brendza is great. She listens. She lets me say what's on my mind. She is very pleasant and easy to talk to

Reviewed on Jan 20, 2022

I cannot say enough good things about Dana she is caring and compassionate and always takes the time to talk through issues, I would be lost without her.

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