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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 school threat assessment, parenting, and relationships. 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 and he is the parent of two children, ages nine and eleven.
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.
SCHOOL THREAT ASSESSMENT:
He works with the highly specialized Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health School Threat Assessment Team (START), a team that assesses high-risk children and adults who may pose a threat to members of the community.
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 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. He has worked in almost every type of mental health setting, including locked inpatient psychiatric units, partial hospital programs, and outpatient mental health clinics.