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Dr. Tuch is engaged in the private practice of psychiatry and psychoanalysis in West Los Angeles. He has been in practice for over 35 years. Dr. Tuch considers his treatment approach “eclectic”; he does not subscribe to just one theoretic perspective. The services he provides include: Individual psychotherapy, Psychoanalysis, Couple’s therapy, Medication management and Supervision/Consultation.

Dr. Tuch received his Medical Degree from the University of Southern California School of Medicine. After completing his psychiatric training at the Neuropsychiatric Institute at U.C.L.A he underwent an in-depth study of psychoanalysis. Dr. Tuch is boarded in Psychiatry and Neurology and is certified in Psychoanalysis by the American Psychoanalytic Association.

Dr. Tuch is currently serving as Dean of Training at The New Center for Psychoanalysis in Los Angeles and he is a Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the David Geffen School of Medicine at U.C.L.A. Dr. Tuch actively teaches at U,C,L.A.’s Department of Psychiatry, at The New Center for Psychoanalysis, at The Psychoanalytic Center of California and at the Wright Institute. He is a frequent presenter at national scientific meetings and has contributed substantially to the literature having published papers in all three of the major psychoanalytic journals. He has written, edited and contributed chapters to a number of books. Dr. Tuch is the recipient of the Menninger Memorial Award for Psychoanalytic Writing and The Edith Sabshin Award for Excellence in teaching—teach being awarded by The American Psychoanalytic Association

                Dr. Tuch operates as Richard Tuch, M.D., A Professional Corporation