Articles by Raymond Levy, Psy.D.

Raymond Levy, Psy.D., is founding director of The Fatherhood Project in the Department of Psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital. The Project aims to build programs both within medical services at Mass General, and in the community that increase emotional connection between fathers and their children. Dr. Levy runs fathering skills groups for incarcerated and divorced dads, and facilitates workshops and serves on panels at fatherhood conferences. He is also an assistant clinical professor at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Levy is a father to a son and a daughter.

Father’s Day And The Evolving Role of Dad

June 16, 2016


There is a quiet revolution occurring before us in the U.S.—it’s hiding in plain sight. We are told that the YMCA in Spokane, Washington, was the site of the first Father’s Day celebration in 1910; that Lyndon B.

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Dad’s New Shoes

June 12, 2014


Intro and outro music written and performed by Dr. Gene Beresin.

Today’s dads are confused.

It might not be a bad kind of confusion, but confusion is still the best word for how dads feel. If we pretend that the role of the modern father is clear-cut and obvious, we’d of course be acting a bit disingenuous.

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What Incarcerated Dads Can Learn From The Transformation Of Andre Dubus

November 22, 2013


Where did you spend Hurricane Sandy, the super storm that ravaged the East Coast in October 2012?

I was fortunate enough to have a book that I didn’t want to put down, so this made the two-and-a-half days of snow and wind that caused a tree to crush my car seem less important.

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