Dr. Glasser completed his undergraduate degree in Psychology at the State University of New York, Stony Brook and his medical degree at the State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center. He did his internship and residency in Adult, Child, and Adolescent Psychiatry at the University of Southern California (USC)-Los Angeles County Medical Center.
During his 44 years of practice, Dr. Glasser has had a successful private practice including the designing, implementation and directing of an acute/rehabilitation treatment program incorporating multidimensional, psychosocial and vocational interventions for 18 to 25 year olds with serious mental illness and substance use disorders. In addition, he designed, implemented and was the medical director of a short term, acute care, adult psychiatric unit within a medical/surgical hospital. In addition, he has worked in a forensic hospital setting; as well as, a Federally funded healthcare clinic for the less fortunate and underserved.
Dr. Glasser has considerable expertise in treating individuals with mood, anxiety, substance use and psychotic disorders. He has worked with the rich and famous to the underserved adult population. He believes treatment is a shared responsibility between the clinician and individual. Each person brings their own expertise to the treatment process.
Dr. Glasser has given multiple lectures to clinical staff, mental health providers, psychiatrist, primary care physicians and the public on topics including adolescent and young adult mental health/substance use problems, substance abuse, mood disorders and psychopharmacology.
Dr. Glasser loves spending time with his family, two dogs, collecting penguins and when he can, playing softball.
Stony Brook University
Dr. Glasser Received his Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Stony Brook University
SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University
Dr. Glasser earned his Medical Degree at the SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University
I cannot say enough good things about everyone I have met and dealt with at Happier Living. My clinician has been exceptionally caring and good in relation to the problem I came in here with. She has been very sensitive and effective to helping me come to terms and try to solve the present problem.