Clinical Psychologist (PSY10598)
Certified NPA Provider, CA Department of Education
Independent Educational Evaluator
Director, LUNCH Groups Social Skills Program
President, BehaviorTech Solutions, Inc.
Bruce M. Gale, Ph.D., received his undergraduate degree from UCLA and Masters/Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Florida State University. He completed his internship and advanced training at Boston Children's Hospital while a Fellow at Harvard Medical School, Department of Psychiatry. Dr. Gale is former Chief Psychologist of the Division of Inpatient Psychiatry at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, previously taught Abnormal Psychology at American Jewish University, and is Past-Chair for Division VI on Media Technology and Communication of the California Psychological Association. Presently, he functions as an Independent Educational Evaluator conducting psychoeducational and functional behavioral assessments for approximately 65 school districts, mostly in the Southern California area. He is also the developer and director of LUNCH Groups, a transdiagnostic empirically-supported social skills program that has treated over 1500 individuals with internalizing and externalizing challenges, with accompanying parent support, via school year, intensive summer, and ongoing adult programs. He is currently working on a book for teens and parents based upon experiences during the past 15 years running the program.
Through his company, BehaviorTech Solutions, Inc., Dr. Gale presents locally and nationally on social skill intervention strategies, assessment and treatment of challenging behaviors, school consultation, and technology integration. He is the developer of Rapid Screener, an interactive social-emotional behavior assessment tool that allows multiple raters to report on current and retrospective student functioning along with an interactive developmental history form and other online tools. BehaviorTech Solutions, Inc. is an American Psychological Association (APA) Continuing Education approved sponsor for Psychologists and offers CE course to related professionals through the California BBS.