Richard J. Loewenstein, MD

Medical Director, The Trauma Disorders Program


  • Adults with Histories of Childhood Sexual, Physical, and/or Emotional Abuse
  • Dissociative Disorders
  • Interface of Psychotherapy and Psychopharmacology
  • Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychopharmacology of Trauma- and Stressor-Related Disorders and Dissociative Disorders

Dr. Richard J. Loewenstein is a senior psychiatrist and the founder and medical director of The Trauma Disorders Program at Sheppard Pratt. Dr. Loewenstein lectures frequently on dissociation and trauma to regional, national, and international groups. He is the author of many papers and book chapters on sleep disorders, consultation-liaison psychiatry, dissociation, dissociative disorders, and trauma disorders. He has also received numerous awards for his contributions to the study of trauma and dissociation. Dr. Loewenstein is a clinical professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD. He is board certified in psychiatry.