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Bruce A. Howard, PhD

Office: 1460 Seventh Street Suite 300
Santa Monica, CA 90401
Phone: (310) 395-8802
E-mail:
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Web Site: www.drbrucehoward.com
Profession: Psychologist
Services: Psychotherapy/Counseling
Practice Description: For over 30 years I have provided help to individuals struggling with depression, anxiety/panic, self-esteem and assertiveness, problems with anger, sex addiction and other compulsive behaviors, establishing intimate relationships, and couples who are trapped in repetitive conflict, boredom, absence of a sex life, and a lack of passion.

I am attuned to what is needed in the moment for each person; whether it is developmental insight, room to experience important feelings, to have unhealthy belief systems about ourselves and the world illuminated, challenged, and replaced with healthy ones, and finally emotional support. Effective therapy must address all dimensions of our functioning-- physiological, emotional, cognitive, and behavioral.

Psychological problems stem from a disconnect from our bodies (i.e, healthy breathing); painful feelings that had to be suppressed during our development for lack of a person to help us integrate and cope with them; and unhealthy belief systems (i.e., "I am not lovable," "I am not competent," " Others will invariably hurt me." When the above dimensions of our functioning have been addressed we can next experiment with new behaviors in the world and with others. Our success with these experiments will solidify enduring change.
Practice Specialties or Interests:

(Strengths are
in bold text)
Anxiety Disorders/Phobias
Depression
Relationship Issues
Addictions
Adjustment Disorder
Anger Management
Bipolar Disorder
Co-dependency
Crisis/Trauma
Divorce/Dissolution
Dually Diagnosed Individuals
Grief/Loss
Impaired Professionals
Impulse Control Disorders
Infidelity
Life Transitions
Men's Issues
OCD
Personal Growth
Personality Disorders
PTSD
Self-esteem
Sexual Dysfunction
Somatoform Disorders
Stress Management
Substance Abuse
Age Specialties: Adults
Elders
Session Formats: Individual
Couples
Treatment Approaches: Gestalt
Intersubjective
Object Relations
Psychoanalytic
Psychodynamic
Self Psychology
Education: PhD, California School of Professional Psychology - San Diego, 1981

MA, California School of Professional Psychology - San Diego, 1979

BA, University of California - Santa Cruz, 1976
License #: PSY 8275
License State: California
Professional Affiliations:
Los Angeles Psychological Association
California Psychological Association
American Psychological Association
Office Hours: Monday/Thursday (9AM-6PM), Tuesday (9AM-7PM), Wednesday (12PM-9PM)
Driving Directions: From Los Angeles:
Take the Santa Monica Freeway (10) west towards the ocean.
Exit at Lincoln Blvd and continue across Lincoln making the first right on 7th Street (not marked). Follow 7th Street two blocks north to the intersection of 7th Street and Broadway. I am located in a three story southwest style building on the Northwest corner of 7th Street and Broadway.

From the South Bay:
Take the San Diego (405) Freeway north to the Santa Monica freeway west and follow the instructions above.

From the San Fernando Valley:
Take the San Diego south to the Santa Monica freeway west and follow the instructions above.

From Malibu:
Take Pacific Coast Highway into Santa Monica. After passing through the McClure tunnel exit at Lincoln Blvd. Turn left at Lincoln immediately into the left hand turn lane. After making the turn, take the first right onto 7th Street (not marked) and follow the directions above.

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Bruce A. Howard, PhD, Psychologist in Santa Monica

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In Practice Since:  1983
Gender:  Male
Accepting New Clients:  Yes
Public Transportation:  Yes

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