Dr. Alan Downs, PHD

Dr. Alan Downs, PHD

Psychology | Male

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Alan Downs, Ph.D. is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist and intensively trained Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) therapist in private practice in...Read more

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Narcissistic and is not a good listener. Spend half if the next session reiterating what happened last time.
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Alan Downs, Ph.D. is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist and intensively trained Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) therapist in private practice in Beverly Hills, California.   Dr. Downs, author of The Velvet Rage:  Overcoming Trauma of Growing Up Gay in a Straight Man's World, is also the former CEO of Michael's House Treatment Center in Palm Springs, California. 

He is currently the director of the DBT Recovery Center, which provides intensive outpatient treatment for mental health issues, substance abuse, addictions, and emotion regulation problems.   In private practice, he provides both individual and couples psychotherapy.

Dr. Downs' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Specializes in Psychology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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Conditions Treated

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Addiction
  • Anxiety
  • Anxiety Attack
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
  • Behavioral Disorders
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Depression
  • Relationship Issues
  • Stress

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  • English

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  • Psychology
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Cognitive & Behavioral Psychology

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