Rabbi Dr. Dovid Fox


Rabbi Dr. Dovid Fox is a forensic and clinical psychologist, and director of crisis intervention, trauma and bereavement support services for Chai Lifeline International. As a graduate school professor, he has been on the faculty of the University of Southern California, California School of Professional Psychology, and Associate Clinical Professor at Loma Linda University School of Medicine. He has published in scientific journals, is the author of Confluence, a monthly column of case histories on psychological and spiritual functioning, and is the author of one book and numerous chapters. He serves as the rabbi of the Hashkama Minyan of Young Israel of Hancock Park and as a dayan [rabbinical judge] on the rabbinic courts of Jerusalem. He has published widely in rabbinic and Judaic sources and has lectured frequently and broadly on five continents. His clinical and research specializations include diagnosis, treatment, trauma, culture and spirituality, law and ethics. He is on the Board of Nefesh, has chaired international and national conferences, and is a member of the American Psychological Association, the Association for Psychological Science, the National Register of Health Service Psychologists, and the Association of State and Provincial Psychology Boards.