Bruce E. Levine writes and speaks
widely on how society, culture, politics and psychology
intersect. He is the author of
Surviving America’s Depression Epidemic: How to Find
Morale, Energy, and Community in a World Gone Crazy
Commonsense Rebellion: Taking Back Your Life from Drugs,
Shrinks, Corporations, and a World Gone Crazy
(2003). His latest book is
Get Up, Stand Up: Uniting Populists, Energizing the
Defeated, and Battling the Corporate Elite (2011).
A practicing clinical psychologist
often at odds with the mainstream of his profession, he
is a regular contributor to
AlterNet, Truthout, Z Magazine, OpEdNews, and the
Huffington Post. His articles and interviews have been
published in Skeptic, Adbusters, The Ecologist, High
Times, and numerous other magazines, and he has
contributed chapters to The Military Industrial Complex
at 50 (2011),Writing without Formula (2009),
Perspectives on Diseases and Disorders: Depression
Alternatives Beyond Psychiatry (2007).
Dr. Levine is on the editorial
advisory board of the journal
Ethical Human Psychology and Psychiatry, and he is
an editorial advisor for the
Harm Reduction Guide to Coming off Psychiatric Drugs.
A longtime activist in the mental health treatment
reform movement, he is a member of the International
Society for Ethical Psychology & Psychiatry as well as
Dr. Levine has presented talks and workshops to diverse
organizations throughout North America.
Bruce E. Levine was born in 1956,
grew up in Rockaway in New York City, graduated from
Queens College of the City University of New York, and
received his PhD in clinical psychology from the
University of Cincinnati. He currently lives in
Cincinnati with his wife, Bon.