Psychology Department - Director of Clinical Practices
East Hall 204D
Ph.D. - University of Maryland
Honors and Awards
Board Certified Behavior Analyst: 2001-present (this certification requires extensive qualifications and then passing a four hour examination. I was the second psychologist in Connecticut to achieve this status.)
Diplomate: American Board of Professional Psychology-Clinical Psychology 1978-present. (Achieving a diplomate status requires meeting extensive academic and professional qualifications at least
five years post licensure and passing a day long oral examination.)
Governor’s Appointee to Advisory Council on Children and Youth Services, State of Connecticut, 1974 1979.
Wiss-Levy Scholarship, Rutgers University 1958
Charles Freeman Scholarship, Rutgers University 1958
Psi Chi (National Psychology Honorary Society)
Vincent Coffin Grant, University of Hartford, 1983. This grant provided the beginnings of my many years research into complexity theory and its application to cognition. It enables me to start the library research into this topic and to begin to formulate my own ideas on how complex cognitive
systems can remain stable and avoid falling into chaos. Eventually, the grant resulted in my first presentation on this subject and led to the succeeding publications in Complexity.
Vincent Coffin Grant, University of Hartford, 1991. The purpose of this grant was to allow me to develop the concepts involved in therapeutic integration of different forms of child and adolescent therapy. These writings became a central part of my book on Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy.
U.S.A. National Cycling Champion, Road. 1985 (Senior)
USA National Cycling Team Member Represented the USA in International Races in Lima, Peru, Deuchlandsberg, Austria, and Kitzbuhl, Austria 1985, 1986, 1987
Leve, R. M. (2007) The Second Dream of the Iroquois. An anthropological narrative documenting psychological differences among two men during the meeting of a stone age and iron age culture in 1121 A.D.
Leve, R.M. (1995) Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy: Process and Integration. Boston: Allyn Bacon. (Chosen as a featured selection in Psychotherapy Book News, January 1996)
Leve, R.M. (1980) Childhood: The Study of Development. New York: Random House. (this is the first child psychology text to include chapters on the history of childhood and studies on childhood in other cultures.)