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About Dr. Seth
Dr. Seth is a licensed clinical psychologist, author and TV guest expert. He writes for Psychology Today and eHarmony's relationship and advice blog. Dr. Seth worked for approximately 15 years in the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health system, including the last several years which focused on threat assessment and safety in school and college settings. Today, he maintains his practice in Los Angeles and works as a consultant for companies, school and colleges, providing trainings on safety and a variety of other mental health topics.
In his trainings, Dr. Seth draws from many of the evidence-based therapies he has been trained in, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Child-Parent Psychotherapy (CPP), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Triple P Positive Parenting and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT).
Dr. Seth appears regularly on television and in print media (see "Media," "Press" and "TV Reel" on this website). He is the author of the self-help book Overcome Relationship Repetition Syndrome and Find the Love You Deserve (Simon and Schuster).
Education and Clinical Training History
In terms of education and clinical training, Dr. Seth earned his B.A. in psychology from Vassar College. He graduated 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 in 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 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.