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Andrew P. Levin, MD

Andrew P. Levin, MD

Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons
Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry
Hartsdale, NY, USA


A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Dr. Andrew Levin received residency training and completed an NIMH fellowship at the New York State Psychiatric Institute and the Department of Psychiatry Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. After fellowship, Dr. Levin directed the Behavioral Disorders Unit at Holliswood Hospital in Queens, the first of its kind in the New York area providing specialized cognitive behavioral treatment to survivors of childhood trauma, rape, and domestic violence suffering from posttraumatic stress disorder and dissociative disorders. Drawing on this unique expertise, Dr. Levin consulted to the New York State Office of Mental Health, evaluating complex patients at civil and forensic facilities across the state. He currently holds the rank of Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Columbia University.

From 1995 to 2001, Dr. Levin directed the largest outpatient mental health service in Westchester County at St. Vincent's Hospital in Harrison, NY. He then served until 2016 as Medical Director at Westchester Jewish Community Services, the largest and oldest social services agency in Westchester. In this role, he provided supervision and consultation to social workers, psychologists, and psychiatrists and developed innovative delivery systems. Currently, he consults to the DSRIP project facilitating integration of behavioral health into primary care, provides forensic consultation, maintains a practice focused on mood disorders and trauma, and teaches residents and forensic fellows at Columbia University and Albert Einstein College of Medicine. As a member of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law, Dr. Levin chairs the Trauma and Stress Committee.  Publications have included work on personality, anxiety, eating disorders, trauma, dissociative disorders, sexual harassment, and the impact of DSM-5 on forensic practice.  Dr. Levin also directed and authored unique studies of vicarious trauma in legal professionals. He regularly lectures to judges, attorneys, and mental health professionals on identification and coping with stress in family and criminal court settings.
Andrew P. Levin, MD is associated with the following items:
Web Segment  Web Segment Vicarious Trauma & Self-Care - Mental Health Issues & the New York State Courts 2018, Monday, May 21, 2018
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Vicarious Trauma & Self-Care - Vicarious Trauma & Self-Care, Monday, May 21, 2018
Transcripts  Transcripts Vicarious Trauma & Self-Care - Vicarious Trauma & Self-Care, Monday, May 21, 2018
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Vicarious Trauma & Self-Care - Vicarious Trauma & Self-Care, Monday, May 21, 2018
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Mental Health Issues & the New York State Courts 2018, Wednesday, May 23, 2018, New York, NY
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Vicarious Trauma: The Professional’s Response to Traumatic Material - Mental Health Issues & the New York State Courts 2018: Why Trauma Matters to Judges and Lawyers, Wednesday, May 23, 2018
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