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About Dr. Seth
Dr. Seth is a licensed clinical psychologist, author, Psychology Today blogger, and TV guest expert. He practices in Los Angeles and treats a wide range of issues and disorders and specializes in relationships, parenting, and addiction. Dr. Seth doesn’t just say that he is an expert in various areas – he backs it up with serious credentials.
Dr. Seth has been trained in multiple evidence-based parenting and therapy practices for children, including Child-Parent Psychotherapy and Triple P Positive Parenting; he specializes in the planning and administration of mental health programs for children ages birth to five years at the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health; and he is the parent of two small children, ages five and seven.
He has had extensive training in conducting couples therapy and is the author of Dr. Seth's Love Prescription: Overcome Relationship Repetition Syndrome and Find the Love You Deserve.
He completed a one-year fellowship in addiction treatment at the Weingart Center on Skid Row in Los Angeles, and also completed a pre-externship placement at the Umoja Treatment Center of Providence Hospital in Washington, D.C.
Dr. Seth graduated with his B.A. in psychology from Vassar College and from the APA-accredited doctoral program in clinical psychology at Yeshiva University’s Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology in New York City, where he earned the Jeffrey Sage Award for overall excellence in clinical psychology. All of his training took place at hospitals, including St. Vincents Catholic Medical Centers and Maimonides Medical Center in New York City, and Essex County Hospital Center in northern New Jersey. He has worked in almost every type of mental health setting, including locked inpatient psychiatric units, partial hospital programs, and outpatient mental health clinics.