LIVE BETTER. EXPERIENCE MORE.

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I am a psychologist in Los Angeles, California where I help people overcome barriers in their life with a non-judgmental, evidence-based approach.

 

I am hopeful to empower you so you experience growth through support and understanding.  Your goals, your self-esteem, your relationships, and your every day life can be bettered through psychotherapy, and for over twenty years I have helped people change their lives.  

 

I believe we are all important and all deserve to experience happiness.

 

I hope I can help you on your personal journey and look forward to working with you.

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822 SOUTH ROBERTSON BOULEVARD

SUITE 303

BEVERLY HILLS, LOS ANGELES, CA 90035

(646) 823-5080

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Cross Streets are Gregory Way and Robertson Blvd.,

four blocks south of Wilshire Blvd. in Beverly Hills, California. 

 

There is lots of metered street parking on Robertson Blvd., free neighborhood parking, and an hourly-rated underground garage for your convenience.

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CLINICAL EXPERIENCE

DR. ART BOWLER PSY.D., PSYCHOLOGIST.

BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA & NEW YORK, NEW YORK.

JULY 2002 - PRESENT.

Licensed psychologist and clinical consultant specializing in individual and couples psychotherapy as well as media consultations. Specialty areas include crisis intervention, traumatic loss, relationship issues and intimacy, anxiety, depression, bipolar disorders, and life transitions.

PSYCHOLOGIST,

VAN NESS SUBSTANCE ABUSE RECOVERY HOUSE,

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA.

JANUARY 2015 - PRESENT; 

JULY 2005 - JULY 2006.

 

Meet with residential recovery clients in both group and therapy settings at a residential treatment program geared toward helping the LGBT and straight populations recover from substance abuse. 

 

PSYCHOLOGIST, RG PSYCHOLOGICAL SERVICES,

BROOKHAVEN OBESITY CLINIC & NURSING HOME &

HORIZONS NURSING CARE FACILITY, ARVERNE, NEW YORK.

AUGUST 2006 - APRIL 2010. 

 

Provided psychotherapy to morbidly obese patients in specialty nursing facility dedicated to individuals from 300 to 1000 pounds.  Conducted psychotherapy with patients to psychologically motivate clients in their weight loss ventures.  Helped patients develop more positive coping strategies and helped individuals learn to adapt to their changing body image and lifestyle.

ADDICTIVE BEHAVIOR & SUBSTANCE ABUSE SPECIALIST,

PSYCHOLOGIST at AIDS PROJECT LOS ANGELES (APLA),

MAY 2002 – JUNE 2005.

Acted as the Addictive Behaviors/Substance Abuse Specialist at AIDS Project Los Angeles, a non-profit agency dedicated to the treatment of individuals living with and dealing with HIV disease. Practiced as a clinical psychologist and offered individual and group psychotherapy as well as clinical supervision to interns. Offered community outreach presentations as well.

PSYCHOLOGIST, GLENDALE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL SUBSTANCE ABUSE TREATMENT CENTER, GLENDALE, CALIFORNIA.

SEPTEMBER 2002 – JUNE 2004.

Treated inpatient clients in acute substance abuse detoxification unit and offered accompanying psychotherapy.  Treated clients in outpatient treatment program, facilitating psychotherapy groups as well as individual psychotherapy sessions.

ADJUNCT PROFESSOR, PASADENA CITY COLLEGE,

PASADENA, CALIFORNIA.

JUNE 2000 - JUNE 2005.

Taught introduction to psychology as well as clinical child development courses to community college population. Offered three to four sections of each course each semester.

 

STAFF PSYCHOLOGIST, MONSOUR COUNSELING CENTER,

THE CLAREMONT COLLEGES, POMONA, CALIFORNIA. 

AUGUST 1999 – AUGUST 2000.

Acted as a psychologist to student population at the Claremont Colleges, a consortium of six colleges located on one campus. Provided individual therapy to presenting students, coordinated group therapy program, offered campus community presentations on a number of clinical topics, and provided campus consultation to a number of university departments.

 

DIRECTOR OF GROUP THERAPY, THE CLAREMONT COLLEGE CONSORTIUM,  CLAREMONT COLLEGE CONSORTIUM, CLAREMONT, CALIFORNIA.

 AUGUST 1999 - AUGUST 2000.

Ran the group therapy in the counseling center for LGBT issues, relationship issues, substance abuse issues, eating disorders, and sexual violence.
 

STAFF PSYCHOLOGIST, UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA (USC),

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA.

JULY 1997 - AUGUST 1998.

Offered individual, group, and couples psychotherapy to university undergraduate and graduate students. Provided training on brief intervention and strategic psychotherapy as well as promoted therapy groups for LGBT populations. 

LICENSES

CALIFORNIA LIC. NO PSY18050 PSYCHOLOGIST

NEW YORK LIC. NO 015966  PSYCHOLOGIST

VIDEOS

a.How to Handle a Narcissist

b. How to Stop Ruminating

c. "Believe"

d. How to be Happy

e. How to Beat the Monday Morning Blues