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Judith Levy-Arkin

Real People Psychotherapy
420 E 72nd Street
New York, NY 10021



Judith R. Levy is a psychotherapist and is a Licensed and Board Certicfied Art Therapist, Licensed Pyschoanalyst and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. She maintains a private practcie on the upper east side of New York City and provides individual, couples, family and group therapy. Treatment is available to children and parents, adolescents and adults. In addition to her practice she is a consultant, teaches various classes in art therapy programs and provides training and supervision to candidates for licensing.

With over 30 years experience as a psychotherapist, she is highly skilled at bringing several psychodynamic approaches to the work of creating effective changes in the lives of those who seek her help.  Among her areas of expertise are anxiety, depression, addiction, PTSD, Trauma, dissociative disorders, identity conflicts, sexual functioning, relationships conflicts, parent child conflicts, blended family issues, premarital counseling and coping with the stresses of high-end corporate environments.

In addition,  Ms. Levy has presented at National conferences and to audiences in California and New York, speaking on the topics of child incest, sexual abuse, art therapy with victims of incest abuse, art therapy and addicton, codependency, working in a Multidiscilinary Treatment Team dealing with the discovery and disclosure of sexual abuse, abusive family styles and dynamics of working with perpetrators of incest.

This therapist offers an interactive approach that is conducive to staying present and living in the moment. She works with each individual to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they are committed to accomplishing.

Fashion Institute of Technology / NYC (1973
New York University (1977)
Loyola Marrymount University, Los Angeles, Ca. (1983)

Additional Training

Eriksonian Hysnosis
EMDR Level 1
Psychoanalystic Training-Institute for Expressive Analysis
AEDP Training

Licenses & Certifications
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist/ New York & California
Licensed Creative Arts Therapist
Registered & Board Certified Art Therapist
Licensed Psychoanalyst

Professional Activities and Memberships
Member Americn Art Therapy Association
Member American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists
National Association for the Advancement of Psychoanalysis
Board Member Free Arts for Absued Children NYC
Girls Write Now, pro bono services
World Cares Center-September Space, founding member in response to 9/11 WTC attacks (2001-2007)