Meet our providers
Svetlana Levak, Ph.D.
Dr. Svetlana Levak is the Founder and President of Think It Health Psychological Services, PLLC. She is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist, specializing in the treatment of alcohol use disorders and other substance use and related disorders. As Director of Product Development at Northwell Health, she has expertise in digital health product implementation and engagement as well as telehealth treatment. Dr. Levak is also an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell.
Dr. Levak received her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology at Hofstra University--an APA-accredited program. She is an expert in Behavioral and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for individuals with problems related to substance use, anger, anxiety, depression, and serious mental illness.
Dr. Levak completed an APA-Accredited internship at Spring Grove Hospital Center, followed by post-doctoral training in substance use and related disorders at Northwell Health/Feinstein Institute for Medical Research. She has specialized training addressing substance use disorders, utilizing evidence-based treatment, including screening and Brief Intervention, Behavioral Self-Control Training, Motivational Enhancement Therapy, and other Cognitive Behavior Therapy techniques.
Dr. Levak's research interests include goal setting and other brief interventions for alcohol use disorders. She has been working in and conducting her own research with individuals with alcohol use disorders since 2005.
Prior to pursuing graduate education, Dr. Levak received her Bachelor's of Science in Psychology at Fordham University, graduating Magna Cum Laude with Honors in Psychology. She has spent her career in clinical treatment, social service, education, and research.
Family Therapy for addiction
Supervision in evidence-based treatment
Consultation in digital product development