Dr. Richard L. Levenson, Jr.


Anxiety Disorders

New York, NY

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Dr. Richard L. Levenson, Jr.'s bio

Clinical psychologist in independent practice since 1990.  Specialties in psychotherapy of adults, adolescents, and children; anxiety disorders, PTSD, depressive disorders, psychological evaluations of learning disorders in children, school functioning, pre- and post-marital therapy, and crisis intervention and Critical Incident Stress Management, and psychology and psychotherapy of law enforcement personnel and their families.  Dr. Levenson has worked with police and law enforcement officers (local, state, and federal) and their families for many years conducting individual, family, and group psychotherapy and psychological testing.  Dr. Levenson has been recognized as an expert in the amelioration of police stress and has published on the topic. He has written over three dozen articles and numerous book reviews. After serving a five-year term as Editor, Dr. Levenson is currently Associate Editor of the International Journal of Emergency Mental Health, a peer-reviewed, scholarly publication, and has helped bring research on police stress from traumatic incidents to the international psychological and police communities. Dr. Levenson’s credentials include certification as a Traumatic Stress Specialist from the Association of Traumatic Stress Specialists; certification as a Traumatologist by the Green Cross Foundation; and he is aFellow of the American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress. From September 11, 2001, to November, 2002, Dr. Levenson was on-site at Ground Zero of the World Trade Center participating in Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) group and individual debriefings of NYPD members of service as well as “debriefings for the debriefers.” For these efforts, Dr. Levenson was awarded Certificates of Merit from the NYPD Detectives Endowment Association and the National Fraternal Order of Police, Critical Incident Committee.
Dr. Levenson is currently a consulting Department Police Surgeon for the Ulster County Sheriff’s Office in Kingston, NY. He was also a member of the Board of Directors of the 9/11 Police Aid Foundation, a not-for-profit organization. The Foundation was incorporated to provide charitable relief to any member, (retired or active), of any Police Department that has become ill or disabled in any way due to the effects of the terrorist attacks against this country on 9/11/01. The Foundation also provides aid and support to surviving family members of any officer that should succumb to such an illness or injury.   

Dr. Richard L. Levenson, Jr.'s Locations

Richard L. Levenson, Jr., Psy.D., CTS

  • 135 East 50th Street
  • Suite 110
  • New York NY 10022
  • 2128601473
  • 2128602124

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  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Depressive Disorders
  • PTSD
  • Pre- & Post-Marital Counseling
  • Child and Adolescent Disorders

Dr. Richard L. Levenson, Jr.'s Education & Experience

Academic Appointments

  • Associate Research Scientist, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, Columbia University, 1990 to 2000.


Medical Schools

  • Pace University, NYC; Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.) in Clinical-Child-School Psychology 1989
  • Pace University, NYC; Master of Science in School Psychology 1986
  • Fairleigh Dickison University, Teaneck, NJ: Master of Arts in Theoretical Psychology 1978
  • Fairleigh Dickinson University, Bachelor of Arts in Psychology 1976

Dr. Richard L. Levenson, Jr.'s Awards & Affiliations


  • Editor, International Journal of Emergency Mental Health, 2004-2008
  • Associate Editor, International Journal of Emergency Mental Health, 2009 - present
  • Department Police Surgeon, NYS Troopers PBA
  • Department Police Surgeon, Ulster County Sheriff's Office
  • Chief Police Surgeon, Rosendale Police Department, Rosendale, NY

Dr. Richard L. Levenson, Jr.'s Publications

Dr. Richard L. Levenson, Jr.'s Blog & Additional Links


  • www.drlevenson.com