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Orange County’s Dr. Gary Bruss to Speak at UC Irvine

Dr. Gary Bruss, program dean and associate professor for clinical psychology at the American School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University | Southern California will speak with a post baccalaureate class at the University of California, Irvine (UCI) about “Career Pathways in Psychology.” The lecture will take place at UCI on February 21, 2017.

Dr. Bruss holds a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Ohio University, a Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology from Illinois State University, and a bachelor of arts from Ohio State University. He completed a pre-doctoral internship and post-doctoral fellowship at The Institute of Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and spent an additional nine years as a faculty member in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health at a Pennsylvania hospital where he functioned as a teacher, clinician, and researcher.

He also held the position of associate director of the Acute Inpatient Psychiatry Unit for several years. His clinical research background includes working as an associate in the Dave Garroway Laboratory for the Study of Depression. Dr. Bruss has published and presented his findings at several national scientific conferences. He also held an appointment as a clinical assistant professor of psychology in psychiatry at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine.

His professional experience includes work as a psychotherapist, psychodiagnostician, and consultant. Dr. Bruss’ interests include psychopathology, psychodynamic psychotherapy, psychological testing, and infertility medicine. He joined Argosy University in 2001, and has served the program in an administrative and teaching capacity since that time.