Richard Levak, PhD    personality expert

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Richard W. Levak, PhD

240 Ninth St.
Del Mar, CA 92014
(858) 755-8717

Licensed Clinical Psychologist   
California License Number PSY 10472

Dr. Richard Levak, a nationally recognized personality expert,  has been in private practice for over thirty years, working primarily with individuals and couples who are looking to improve their relationships, work through life transitions, or just find happiness and a greater sense of well-being . 


Using the results of the MMPI-2, the world's most widely used personality test, Dr. Levak is able to understand his clients' personalities. Rather than employing a "one size fits all" approach, he can build on this accurate framework to understand how they are likely to interact in a relationship and what kinds of problems they will tend to have individually, as a couple and even in the workplace. He is known for his straightforward, practical, non-judgmental approach and has been very successful, even with the most skeptical clients. 


Dr. Levak has been a consultant to reality television programs almost from the beginning of that genre, and has worked on SurvivorBig BrotherAmazing Race, Apprentice and othersIn this role, he made highly accurate predictions about people’s behavior based on personality assessment and was able to assist the producers in assembling casts that captured America's interest. 


He also serves as an expert witness in forensic cases and has a growing practice in organizational consulting, assisting businesses with executive hiring, development and teambuilding.  His clients range from small, privately held companies to large conglomerates.  

If you would like to speak with Dr. Levak, please give him a call at (858) 755-8717.

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