Dr. Bruce Levine, Psychologist

Name:Bruce Levine
Specialty:Psychologist—Cognitive Behavior Therapy
Review:2 client reviews
Location:Cedars-Sinai Medical Tower
8631 West 3rd Street (# 1100-E)
Los Angeles, CA 90048
Phone: 323-250-2256
Dr. Levine is one of the ONLY Board Certified Clinical Psychologists (see http://www.abpp.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageID=3341) in the Los Angeles area.  Having served as Chief of the Psychology Department at South Nassau Hospital in NY and having completed a Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Behavioral Therapy at Temple University Medical School in Philadelphia, he is well trained and experienced to deal with your issues.  Dr. Levine has also been a Clinical Psychologist for the hit TV series "Hoarders" on the A&E Network and has published scores of scientific papers in prestigious research journals.  
Hofstra University - Hempstead, NYPh.D. degree in Clinical PsychologyClinical Psychology1982
Chief PsychologistSouth Nassau Communities HospitalOceanside, NY7 years
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Licensed PsychologistState of Californianow

Levine, B.A.  Behavioral Foundations of Clinical Psychology.  New York:
        Simon & Shuster (SRA)

Levine, B.A.  Effects of drive and incentive magnitude on serial
     discrimination learning.  Journal of Comparative & Physiological
     Psychology, Vol 86, 730-735.

Levine, B.A.  Treatment of trichotillomania by covert sensitization.  
     Journal of Behavior Therapy & Experimental Psychiatry, Vol 7, 75-76.

Tepfer, K. & Levine, B.A.  Covert sensitization with internal aversive
     cues in the treatment of chronic alcoholism.  Psychological Reports,
     Vol 41,  92-94.

Levine, B.A., Sherry, G., Gorman, S. & Tepfer, K.  Fear survey response
     as a function of item specification.  The Journal of Psychology,
     Vol 98, 171.

Levine, B.A.  Use of a self-directed gustatory stimulus in the elimination
     of a seizure disorder.  Journal of Behavior Therapy & Experimental
     Psychiatry, Vol 9, 77-79.

Levine, B.A. , Gorman, S. & Sherry, G.  Reinforcement expectancy effects
     on phobia research volunteers.  The Psychological Record Vol 28,

Levine, B.A., Moss, K., Ramsey, P. & Fleishman, R.  Patient compliance
     with advice as a function of communicator expertise.  The Journal of
     Social Psychology, Vol 104, 209-210.

Sherry, G. & Levine, B.A.  An examination of procedural variables in
     flooding therapy.  Behavior Therapy, Vol 11, 148-155.
Perr, H. & Levine, B.A.  Pitfalls and dilemmas in the diagnosing
     process.  Psychosomatics, Vol 21(4), 345-348.

Cornelio, R., Levine, B.A. & Wolpe, J.  Treatment of handwriting anxiety
     through an in-vivo desensitization procedure.  Journal of Behavior
     Therapy & Experimental Psychiatry, Vol 11, 49-51.

Levine, B.A. & Wolpe, J.  In-vivo desensitization of a severe driving
     phobia through radio transmission.  Journal of Behavior Therapy &
     Experimental Psychiatry, Vol 11, 281-282.

Chaplin, E & Levine, B.A.  The effects of total exposure duration and
     interrupted vs. continuous exposure in flooding therapy.  
     Behavior Therapy, Vol 12, 360-368.

Ott, B., Levine, B.A. & Farley, T.  Reducing reactivity in sleep
     assessment.  Behavioral Engineering, Vol 7, 93-100.

Ott, B., Levine, B.A. & Ascher, L.M.  Manipulating the explicit demand
     of paradoxical intention instructions.  Behavioural Psychotherapy,
     Vol 11, 25-35.

Mannion, N. & Levine, B.A.  Effects of stimulus representation and cue
     category level on exposure (flooding) therapy.  British Journal of
     Clinical Psychology, Vol 23, 1-7.

Levine, B.A.  Effects of depression and headache type on biofeedback
     for muscle-contraction headaches.  Behavioural Psychotherapy, Vol
        12, 300-307.

Levine, B.A.  The importance of checking the assumptions of the
     professional referral source: An invited paper.  Journal of Behavior
     Therapy &  Experimental Psychiatry, Vol 18, 241-244.
MemberAmerican Psychological AssociationSince 1982
MemberCalifornia Psychological AssociationSince 2009
MemberLA County Psychological AssociationSince 2011
MemberNational Register of Health Care ProvidersSince 1984
Senior FellowBiofeedback Society of AmericaSince 1986
MemberAssociation for Applied Psychophysiology & BiofeedbackSince 1986
MemberAmerican Headache SocietySince 1992
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$180 per session.  If you have insurance I will prepare a bill and submit for you to your carrier.  I accept cash, checks or credit cards.
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Client Review:

2 client reviews of Bruce Levine scored 5 out of 5.

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by Reid, Jul. 30, 2013

I can only report my own experience, but Dr. Levine was really great for me.  He was SO easy to talk to and didn't make me feel like I was crazy.  He is very experienced and it became clear to me right away.  I don't know what anyone else would feel, but I will say that seeing him was really helpful to me. If I called him I either got him right away or he called me right back.  

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The Best!
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by LAmom1, Dec. 12, 2012

If you are looking for a psychologist you don't need to look any further.  I found him on line and lucked out big time.  Dr Levine is the real deal.  This guy is from New York and I think he was the head psychologist at a big hospital there before he moved to LA maybe a year or so ago.  Very nice, very ethical, very easy to talk to and I see that he is very experienced. Helped me so much I can't tell you.  What a wonderful man.  

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* this reviewer had 1 - 2 therapists before.
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