Paul Bohn, MD, PsyD  
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Paul Bohn, MD, PsyD
Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, UCLA

Paul Bohn, MD, PsyD

Paul Bohn is a Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at UCLA, and a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association. Past positions include: President of the Southern California Psychiatric Association, Associate Director of the UCLA Anxiety Disorders Clinic, and Founding Director of the UCLA Social Anxiety Clinic. Dr. Bohn completed his Residency in Psychiatry at UCLA, and a Fellowship in Anxiety Disorders and Behavior Therapy at USC. He also received a Doctor of Clinical Psychology from the Institute of Contemporary Psychoanalysis. He is Board Certified in Adult Psychiatry, Addiction Psychiatry and Forensic Psychiatry. Dr. Bohn has been in Private Practice on the Westside since 1989. He specializes in the treatment of Anxiety and Mood Disorders using medication, psychotherapy, and cognitive behavior therapy.

Office Location(s):

Paul Bohn, MD, PsyD

12300 Wilshire Blvd.
Suite 330
West Los Angeles, California   90025
Location Phone: 310-829-1924
Additional Location Phone: 310-442-5936
Location Fax: 310-820-9825

My Phone: 3108291924
Fax: 3108209825

Accepting new patients:

Primary Specialty:
Anxiety and Mood Disorders

Undergraduate Education:
BA, Pharmacology, University of California, Santa Barbara : 1980
Medical Education:
MD, University of California, Irvine - College of Medicine : 1984
Graduate School Education:
PsyD, Institute for Contemporary Psychoanalysis, Los Angeles, CA : 1995
Post-seminar Candidate, Los Angeles Psychoanalytic Institute : 1993

Chief Resident, UCLA Student Psychological Services : 1988
Resident, University of California, Los Angeles Neuropsychiatric Institute, Psychiatry Program : 1987
Intern, University of California, Los Angeles, One-Year Internal Medicine Program : 1985

Fellow, LAC-USC Medical Center Anxiety Disorders/Behavior Therapy Clinic : 1989

Academic Appointments:
Reviewer, The American Journal of Psychiatry : 2010
Editor, Newsletter of the Psychiatric Clinical Faculty Assn, UCLA : 2010
Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, UCLA : 2003
Outpatient Management Team Leader/Supervisor, UCLA Psychiatry Residency : 1997
Faculty, Institute for Contemporary Psychoanalysis : 1997
Founding Director, UCLA Social and Performance Anxiety Clinic : 1996
Associate Director of the UCLA Anxiety Disorders Clinic : 1994

Other Certifications:
Doctor of Clinical Psychology, Institute for Contemporary Psychoanalysis : 1995

Board Certifications:
Diplomate, Forensic Psychiatry : 2006
Diplomate, Addiction Psychiatry : 1997
Diplomate, Psychiatry : 1990
Licensee, Physician, California Medical Board : 1985

In Practice Since:

Director, Executive Committee of the Psychiatric Clinical Faculty Association, UCLA : 2007
President, Southern California Psychiatric Society. : 2002
Treasurer, Southern California Psychiatric Society : 2001
Board Member, International Paruresis Association : 2000
Chairman, Southern California Psychiatric Society, Public Affairs Committee : 1999
West LA Counsilor, Southern California Psychiatric Society : 1996
Vice President, Pacific Psychopharmacology Research Institute : 1990

Honors and Awards:
Selectee, Top Doctors : 2011
Selectee, Super Doctors : 2009
Distinguished Fellow, American Psychiatric Association : 2002
Selectee, Best Doctors : 2002
Biographee, Who's Who in America : 2001

Social Anxiety Disorder: Anxiety, Shame and Neuroticism Aspects : 2008
Recognition and Treatment of Social Phobia: Focus on Shame and Temperament : 2008
Deconstructing Social Phobia: Focus on Shame and Neuroticism : 2007
Monthly President's Column : 2002
Shame and Social Anxiety Disorder : 2001
Generalized Anxiety Disorder Screening Mneumonic : 2000
Everything You Wanted to Know About Shame but Were Too Embarrassed to Ask : 1999
Social Phobic Physical Symptoms: Pharmacologic Augmentation Strategies : 1998
Imagined Halitosis:A Social Phobia Symptom? : 1997
Current Knowledge and Research Directions in the Treatment of Paruresis : 1997
Social Phobia-related Nausea Relieved with Adjunctive Cisapride : 1997
Topical Aluminum- chloride in Social Phobia-related Hyperhidrosis : 1996
Specificity of Attentional Bias in Panic Disorder and Social Phobia : 1996
Double-blind Pilot Trial of Desipramine vs. Fluoxetine in Panic Patients : 1995
First Case Report of Venlafaxine Withdrawal : 1994
Psychoanalytic Theories of Anxiety: Cliffs Notes for the Clinician : 1994
The UCLA Social Phobia Clinic's Cognitive Behavioral Group Therapy Program : 1994