About The Pocket Psychologist

The Pocket Psychologist is Dr. Paula Bruce, a clinical psychologist in private practice in Beverly Hills, California.

Dr. Bruce graduated with an honors Bachelor’s of Science degree (BSc. Hons.) in Psychology from Birkbeck, University of London, England.  Prior to that, she had also studied at the University of Toronto in Toronto, Canada.  Dr. Bruce earned both her Master of Arts degree (M.A.) and Doctor of Philosophy degree (Ph.D.) in Clinical Psychology from the APA accredited and well-respected California School of Professional Psychology, Los Angeles, California’s largest and oldest graduate program for psychologists.

In addition to the above, Dr. Bruce sought additional postgraduate training and has received a Certificate in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy and a Certificate in Child Abuse and Trauma from highly respected postgraduate training facilities.

Dr. Bruce’s additional experiences have contributed to her developing expertise in a number of different areas.  Apart from her psychotherapy practice, which includes individual, couple and family psychotherapy with children, adolescents and adults, Dr. Bruce has conducted forensic evaluations in numerous civil litigation matters and has served as an expert witness in a variety of legal cases specific to psychological trauma.

Dr. Bruce has appeared on both radio and television as an expert on various psychological issues.

For more information about Dr. Bruce, please visit her website at www.DrPaulaBruce.com.