About Us

We provide individual and couples counseling sessions as well as online classes to improve the marriages of those couples suffering from distress, disconnection or just stagnation. For more information on couples counseling services please click here.  We provide training and teaching services to organizations and churches wishing to invest in, and strengthen the marriages of their congregants so they may be empowered to change their communities with the message of the gospel. We provide training and consulting to church and community leaders wishing to take their churches and organizations into their intended purpose. We believe that community impact must start with change at home. Please click here for more information about our training and teaching services for church groups and community organizations.

The Marriage Point exists to provide counseling, training, teaching, and consulting services to couples and organizations wishing to improve the marital relationship.

Lana Banegas, LMFT is the founder of The Marriage Point.

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Lana holds a Bachelor of Science from Berry College, a Master of Science in Marital and Family Therapy  from Fuller Theological Seminary and a Master of Arts in Theology from Fuller Theological Seminary. She is a certified Strong Marriages Successful Ministries group facilitator and therapist. As a Sex Therapist, Lana has received post graduate training from the Crucible Institute in Colorado in treating sexual dysfunction and marital affairs. She is a clinical fellow with the American Association of Marital and Family Therapists.

For over 10 years Lana worked in the corporate setting as a consultant and is experienced in working with global organizations and clients.  After leaving the corporate world to hone in on her calling to reach marriages and serve as an instrument of transformation for churches and organizations, she founded a counseling center in Marietta, GA where she works with individuals, couples and families. Additionally, Lana teaches and consults church and community leaders on topics such as spirituality and community, parish relationships, and marriage. She has spoken on topics relating to marriage, sexuality and relationships.

Clinical Focus

As a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Lana is uniquely trained to treat people within the context of their relationships. During therapy she works with couples and individuals to help them cultivate a sense of purpose, heal from their painful past, and become more present with themselves, their loved ones and their communities. She believes in whole-person healing and thriving. This includes, the mind, body and spirit; as well as the couple, the parent-child dyad, the family, and the community. Lana’s specialty is couples work and sex therapy. Lana is intentional about integrating psychology with spirituality.  Integrating her spirituality and faith into treatment, as appropriate, Lana works with couples on the brink of divorce as well as with couples who are wishing to move their relationship toward deeper intimacy. Lana is often asked to work with couples who are wrestling with questions of gender roles and spirituality, sex and spirituality, and sexual and emotional intimacy. She has treated couples for a variety of concerns including sexual difficulties, affair recovery, perpetual conflictual interaction, parenting concerns, emotional intimacy, barriers to healthy communication and life-work balance. Additionally, Lana works with individuals to help them improve their self-image, and get in touch with their unique purpose and calling.

Training and Teaching

As a speaker and teacher, Lana is passionate about community transformation. She counsels, teaches, consults, and speaks in order to bring healing and thriving to couples’ relationships and church communities. Lana has been a speaker and natural teacher since early in her life. She has worked and volunteered at numerous churches and has supported church leaders as well as laymen in navigating their spiritual and vocational callings. She has presented at various seminars, church and community organizations and is easily able to engage her audience with her warm and practical style. For more information on Lana’s teaching and training services click here.