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Dr. Bruce A. Levine, Ph.D., ABPP

Office: Dr. Bruce Levine - Board Certified Clinical Psychologist
9171 Wilshire Blvd
Penthouse Suite
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
Phone: (323) 250-2256
Cell Phone: (323) 250-2256
E-mail:
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Web Site: www.drbrucelevine.com
Profession: Psychologist
Services: Psychotherapy/Counseling
Telehealth (Video/Phone) Therapy
Psychological Evaluations
Cognitive-Behavioral Psychotherapy
On-Line Video-Chat Therapy
Relationship Counseling
Practice Description:
INTERNET VIDEO-CHAT & PHONE SESSIONS NOW AVAILABLE in addition to in-office visits

Telehealth (Internet Video-Chat) visits with patients from Hawaii, California or New York. Only 5% of all clinical psychologists in the U.S. are Board-Certified and Dr. Levine is one of them! Why should you be concerned or care if the person you select is Board-Certified? If you are interested (and you should be before you entrust your important personal issues and concerns to someone you do not know), take a moment and read why at:

https://abpp.org/Applicant-Information/Specialty-Boards/Clinical-Psychology.aspx

Very few clinical psychologists have achieved "Board Certified" status simply because it is not required by any State to obtain a license as a psychologist. You would probably refuse to see a surgeon who was not Board-Certified and you should consider the same qualifications when selecting a psychologist. You are certainly entitled to know if your psychologist has earned the highest professional distinction in their field.

Dr. Levine earned a Ph.D. (NOT Psy.D.) degree from the APA (American Psychological Association) Accredited doctoral program at Hofstra University in NY. If you think you deserve to know if the psychologist you are selecting to treat you has actually graduated from an APA-ACCREDITED university program or not (graduation from an APA Accredited program is not required), you can also easily find out by checking the name of the University from which they obtained their doctoral degree and then going to this website to check to see if the program from which they obtained their Ph.D. is APA-Accredited or not, assuming they are willing to let you know which university they received their degree from:

https://irp-cdn.multiscreensite.com/a14f9462/files/uploaded/2019%20DOCTORAL%20APA%20Accredited%20Doctoral%20Programs_FINAL.pdf

Dr. Levine then completed a 2-year Post Doctoral Fellowship in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) at Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia, PA. Many psychologists simply begin treating patients fresh out of graduate school, while some choose to undergo Post-Doctoral Fellowship training first. Again, this is not required in order to obtain a license, so many simply skip this advanced training.

Prior to moving to LA in 2011, Dr. Levine served as Chief of the Psychology Department at Mt Sinai- South Nassau Hospital in NY while he simultaneously served as a Professor of Psychology at a division of the State University of NY. He also achieved the very extraordinary distinction of serving on the Editorial Board of the prestigious Journal of Behavior Therapy & Experimental Psychiatry.

He worked as a Clinical Psychologist for the hit TV series "Hoarders" on the A&E Television Network. Shortly after arriving in California, Dr. Levine began serving as a Clinical Psychologist at the UCLA Geffen School of Medicine. He specializes in anxiety, panic, depression, relationship, pain-related, stress, OCD and post-traumatic disorders plus social, sexual, interpersonal, marital, sleep and assertiveness problems. His approach is Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy and he has additional expertise in biofeedback therapy that can be employed when indicated.

You will hopefully find his approach to dealing with your concerns to be sensitive, competent, caring, concerned and supportive. He offers TELEHEALTH (Video-Chat) INTERNET & PHONE SESSIONS as well to residents of CA, HI and NY, the 3 States in which he is licensed. You will have the added security of knowing that he has 30+ years of experience as a clinical psychologist. To further protect your privacy, you will NEVER be forced to speak with some unknown and impersonal secretary, answering service or receptionist. Therefore, he will always answer the phone himself. When you call, you will speak only with Dr. Levine.
Practice Specialties or Interests:

(Strengths are
in bold text)
Relationship Issues
Anxiety Disorders/Phobias
Depression
Adjustment Disorder
Adoption Issues
Anger Management
Body Dysmorphic Disorder
Crisis/Trauma
Divorce/Dissolution
Grief/Loss
Impaired Professionals
Impulse Control Disorders
Infidelity
Life Transitions
OCD
Pain Management
Personal Growth
PTSD
Self-esteem
Sleep Disorders
Stress Management
Post-Traumatic Physical and Emotional Disorders
Trauma
Headache Disorders
Habit Reversal
Age Specialties: Adolescents
Adults
Session Formats: Individual
Couples
Skype (Internet) Treatment
Treatment Approaches: Behavioral
Biofeedback/Neurofeedback
Cognitive/Cognitive-Behavioral
Interpersonal
Psychosocial
Rational Emotive Behavior (REBT)
Solution-Focused Brief Therapy
Somatic
Exposure with Response Prevention (ERP)
Desensitization Therapy
Education: Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology
Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY, 1982

Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Behavior Therapy
Temple University Medical School, Philadelphia, 1984

Post-Doctoral Training in Clinical Hypnosis
Institute of the Pennsylvania Hospital, 1986
License #: PSY20225
Licensed In: California
Additional Licenses/ Certifications: Licensed Psychologist (#004467) in New York
Licensed Psychologist (#PSY1682) in Hawaii
Board Certified Clinical Psychologist - American Board of Professional Psychology
Board Certified in Biofeedback Therapy - Biofeedback Certification International Alliance
Professional Affiliations:
American Psychological Association
California Psychological Association
Hawaii Psychological Association
Association for Applied Psychophysiology & Biofeedback
Obsessive-Compulsive Foundation
National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology
Fee Schedule: $300 per session
Accepted Insurance: Will file your PPO insurance forms
Insurance and Billing Instructions: Will complete and submit all PPO insurance forms
Office Hours: Monday - Saturday 11am - 9 pm
Driving Directions: ON-LINE TELEHEALTH VIDEO-CHAT SESSIONS OR PHONE SESSIONS AVAILABLE

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Additional Comments: Once you have satisfied yourself as to the psychologist's qualifications, background, experience and your comfort level when you speak with them, you will be in a much better position to make an informed and reasonable decision as to whom to trust with your very important personal concerns and issues. Simply selecting a name at random from a list without doing at least SOME background checking of your own, is a disservice to you and your well-being. You deserve the best and owe it to yourself to be an informed consumer of medical and psychological services.
 

Dr. Bruce A. Levine, Ph.D., ABPP, Psychologist in Beverly Hills

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Honolulu, HI 96813
323-250-2256

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Years in Practice:  Over 30
Gender:  Male
Accepting New Clients:  Yes
Sliding Fee Scale:  No
Public Transportation:  Yes

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