About Me


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 20 years. She lectures and teaches in New York City as well. Dr. Schur Levy's private practice includes work with children, adolescents, adults and couples. Her areas of clinical specialty include depression and mood disorders, anxiety disorders, learning issues, adolescent and young adult transitions, reproductive infertility, child development and self-esteem. Dr. Schur Levy has been the consulting psychologist for the 92nd St. Y Nursery School for over 13 years. She was a psychological consultant on NBC TV (LX NEW YORK), has been a guest on a variety of radio shows, was featured in MORE Magazine, and wrote a child psychology column for "The Observer Playground" magazine. More recently, Dr. Schur Levy was on the TODAY show with Al Roker and has completed podcasts promoting Social Policy and Practice programs at the University of Pennsylvania.