Betsy Schur Levy, PhD

Dr. Betsy Schur Levy is a licensed clinical psychologist who resides in New York City. Dr. Schur Levy received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania in 1980, graduating Summa Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa. She completed her Masters of Science and Masters of Philosophy degrees at Columbia University in 1984 and 1987 and then earned her Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology at Columbia University in 1988.

Dr. Schur Levy has a full-time private practice in New York City, where she has been a psychotherapist for over 25 years. She lectures and teaches in New York City and Philadelphia, and is an adjunct faculty member in the Clinical Psychology Doctoral Program at Teachers College, Columbia University. Dr. Schur Levy’s private practice includes work with children, adolescents, young adults, adults and couples. Her areas of clinical specialty include depression and mood disorders, anxiety disorders, adolescent and young adult transitions, reproductive infertility, child development, learning differences and self-esteem.

Dr. Schur Levy has been the consulting psychologist for the 92nd St. Y Nursery School for 25 years. She was a frequent psychological consultant on NBC TV (LX NEW YORK), has been a repeat guest on a variety of radio shows, including Doctor Radio at NYU, was featured in MORE Magazine, and wrote a child psychology column for “The Observer Playground” magazine. She was on the TODAY show with Al Roker and has completed podcasts promoting Social Policy and Practice programs at the University of Pennsylvania, where she is an overseer at the School of Social Policy and Practice.

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