Dr. Allen Levy is a certified psychoanalyst having graduated from the Philadelphia School of Psychoanalysis, Union Graduate School, and Columbia University School of Social Work. Dr. Levy was a senior faculty member for The Center for Group Studies in New York City from its inception until 2010. As well, he served as a senior staff clinician, and advisor to the Director at Temenos Institute from 2002-2016, located in Westport, CT. He has also served as an adjunct faculty member for Union University.
Dr. Levy is a practicing transpersonal modern psychoanalyst and psychotherapist in private practice in Westport, Connecticut. He specializes in the treatment of mental and emotional disorders of all forms, working with individuals, couples, families, and groups.
As well, Dr. Levy is internationally known for his work over the past 40 years in stress reduction, deep relaxation, and meditation. Since 1971, he has studied with spiritual teachers both in America and India. Dr. Levy is also an ordained reverend and interfaith minister through the All Faiths Seminary International in New York. He has taught yoga and meditation at Columbia University, St. John the Divine Church, the Broadway Presbyterian Church, and Union Theological Seminary in New York City, as well as throughout the United States, Europe, and India.
Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)
Couples counseling - Addressing relationship challenges and life transitions; strengthening communication and feelings of security, desire, connection, and love
Adjustment difficulties & disorders - Support around adapting to new and/or challenging life circumstances; skill-building for improved stress management and reduction of anxiety.
Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life
Existential crisis & challenges - Supportive exploration of meaning and purpose in one’s life; finding one’s path in the face of existential anxiety, dread, and feelings of meaninglessness
Spirituality & religion - Exploring beliefs and practices related to meaning, existence, and spiritual health and healing; enjoying a deeper felt connection with the spiritual dimension of one's life
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Allen Levy PhD LCSW PC, President, 1986 - Present
Temenos Institute, Senior Clinician, 2003 - 2016
Center for Group Studies, Faculty & Board of Directors, 1990 - 2005
Project Liberty 9/11, Clinician for Police & Firefighters, 2001 - 2005
Union Graduate School & University, Adjunct Faculty, 1992 - 2002
Philadelphia School of Psychoanalysis, Associate Training Analyst, 1991 - 2001
Union Graduate School, Doctorate in Psychoanalysis, 1986
Philadelphia School of Psychoanalysis, Certification in Modern Psychoanalysis, 1986
Columbia University, Masters in Social Work, 1984