Dr. Bruce Levine, PHD

Dr. Bruce Levine, PHD

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Age 62
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Dr. Bruce Levine, PHD is a psychologist in Beverly Hills, CA and has been practicing for 30 years. He specializes in psychology, cognitive & behavioral psychology, and more.Read his story

9171 Wilshire Blvd PH

Beverly Hills, CA 90210

Contact Information

(323) 250-2256

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Dr. Levine's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Levine "Originally from NY, Dr. Levine attended the University of Rochester and obtained his Ph.D. degree in psychology at Hofstra University. After a 2-year Post-Doctoral Fellowship in cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) at Temple University Medical School in Philadelphia he received additional training at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and Institute of Pennsylvania Hospital. After moving from NY in 2011, where he had been the Chief Psychologist at South Nassau Hospital, he opened his practice at Cedars-Sinai Medical Towers and on Wilshire Blvd in Beverly Hills. He is currently affiliated with the UCLA School of Medicine where he serves both a clinical psychologist and as a consultant in biofeedback therapy for the pediatric pain program."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Levine "Dr. Levine is one of only 12 Board-Certified Clinical Psychologists within a 5-mile radius of Beverly Hills. You are about to make an extremely important decision and you are entitled to know if the person you are selecting has attained the highest and most prestigious credential available to a psychologist.  To learn why this SHOULD  be important to you, see:

http://www.abpp.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=3291

Dr. Levine is currently a Clinical Psychologist at the UCLA School of Medicine.  After earning a Ph.D. in clinical psychology at Hofstra University in New York, he completed a Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Cognitive-Behavior Therapy at the prestigious Temple University Medical School in Philadelphia.  Prior to moving to LA in 2011, he served as Chief of Psychology at South Nassau Hospital in NY and was a Professor of Psychology at a unit of the State University of New York. Dr. Levine was appointed to the Editorial Board of the Journal of Behavior Therapy & Experimental Psychiatry and has published scores of scholarly articles in professional journals in his field.  In addition, he was a clinical psychologist for the hit TV series "Hoarders" on the A&E TV Network.

In addition to his clinical psychology practice with adolescents and adults, he also offers biofeedback therapy for those suffering from chronic pain disorders, panic disorder and related conditions.  He is one of the only psychologists holding dual-certification in both clinical psychology and biofeedback therapy.

He has offices at both Cedars-Sinai Medical Tower in LA and on Wilshire Blvd in Beverly Hills.  Feel free to call (323-250-2256) or email (BHpsychologist@gmail.com).  To avoid the loss of privacy and confidentiality, Dr. Levine will personally answer your call and you will not be required to speak with some unknown secretary, receptionist or answering service.  With more than 25 years of practice, you need not be concerned about seeing an inexperienced or marginally-trained therapist."

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4  Specialties

  • Psychology
  • Biofeedback
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Cognitive & Behavioral Psychology

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Levine does not have any board certifications listed.

10  Conditions Treated

3  Procedures

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Couples Therapy
  • Individual Therapy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Hofstra University Dept of Psychology
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1968
  • Central Islip Psyc Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Eastern Psyc Inst & Med Coll Penn
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Temple University Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Hofstra University Psychology Ph.D. Program
    Other Education | Completed 1982

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Board Certification in Clinical Psychology, 1977
  • Editorial Review Board Member - Journal of Behavior Therapy & Experimental Psychiatry, 1983
  • Board Certification in Biofeedback Therapy, 1978
  • National Register of Health Care Providers in Psychology, 1975
Media & Publications
  • Effects of drive and incentive magnitude on serial discrimination learning, 1974
  • Treatment of trichotillomania by covert sensitization, 1976
  • Patient compliance with advice as a function of communicator expertise, 1978
  • Manipulating the explicit demand of paradoxical intention instructions, 1983
  • An examination of procedural variables in flooding therapy, 1980
  • In-vivo desensitization of a severe driving phobia through radio transmission,
  • Effects of stimulus representation and cue category level on exposure (flooding) therapy, 1984
  • Effects of total exposure duration and interrupted vs. continuous exposure in flooding therapy, 1981
  • Covert sensitization with internal aversive cues in the treatment of alcoholism, 1977
  • Effects of depression and headache type on biofeedback therapy for muscle-contraction headaches, 1984
  • Use of a self-administered gustatory stimulus in the elimination of a seizure disorder, 1978
  • Treatment of handwriting anxiety through an in-vivo desensitization procedure, 1980
  • The importance of checking the assumptions of the professional referral source: An invited paper, 1987
  • Pitfalls and dilemmas in the diagnosing process, 1980
  • Clinical Psychologist for the hit TV series "Hoarders" on the A&E Network,

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Levine's Reviews

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Levine to family and friends
10 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

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Dr. Levine's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Beyond my expectations. Have seen other psychologists in the past but this has been my best experience. Will return for sure if needed. But for now, extremely satisfied.
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