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Director of Postdoctoral Fellowship Program
Coordinator of Psychiatry Residents Program in Couple and Family Therapy
Board Certified
Licensed Psychologist in Illinois, Florida, and California
Postdoctoral Fellow, University of California San Francisco (UCSF), Department of Psychiatry, Child and Adolescent Services
Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, University of Miami
M.S. in Clinical Psychology, University of Miami
B.A. in Psychology, Summa Cum Laude, Emory University
I Treat
5-10 Years Old
10-15 Years Old
15-20 Years Old
Young Adult
Couple & Marriage
Adoptive Families
Issues I Treat
Child Behavioral Problems
Child-Parent Attachment Issues
Parenting Issues
Anxiety Disorders
School Stress
Depression / Mood Disorders
Divorce Impact on Children
Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) & Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
Caregiver Issues
Step or Blended Families
Stress Management
Adoption Issues
Grief & Loss
Women's Issues
Sibling Issues
School Refusal
Family of Origin Issues
Eating Disorders
Life Stage Transitions
Learning Disabilities
Parenthood (Transition to)
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Affairs & Infidelity
Child Abuse
Sexual Issues
Postpartum Depression
Emotion Regulation Issues
College (Transition to)
Couples Conflict
LGB/TQ+ Identity & Relationships
Premarital Counseling
Types of Therapy
Brief Consultation (1-6 Sessions)
Couple Therapy
Family Therapy
Integrative Systemic Therapy
Interpersonal Therapy
Mindfulness & Behavior Therapies
Psychodynamic Therapy

Laura Levin, Ph.D., ABPP is the Director of Postdoctoral Fellowship Program, Coordinator of Psychiatry Residents Program in Couple and Family Therapy and a Board Certified Couple and Family Psychologist on staff at The Family Institute at Northwestern University. Dr. Levin’s work with younger children involves play, while her work with adolescents and adults is more focused on “talk therapy.” Through play therapy, children in her practice often enjoy gaining understanding of themselves, their lives and their relationships. Dr. Levin works with adolescents and adults to find healthy ways of expressing themselves, while her focus with parents is to understand, support and advocate for their child.

Selected publications/presentations
Early Career Scholar Award through the American Psychologist Association's Couples and Family Section of the Division of Psychoanalysis
Honorary Contributions to the Growth and Development of Psychoanalysis in Southeast Florida Awarded by the Southeast Florida Association for Psychoanalytic Psychology (SEFAPP)
Insurance Accepted
Out of Network Reimbursement
Self Pay