Elise R. Block

Background and Training:

Undergraduate Degree: AB 1978, University of Pennsylvania

Post-Graduate Degree: MD 1982, Temple Medical School

Psychiatric Residency Training: 1983-1986, UCLA


Practice Information:

Practice Style: Psychodynamically-oriented psychotherapy, applying self-psychology, cognitive-behavioral, supportive where indicated.

Theoretical Orientation: some psychopharmacology for patients in ongoing therapy.

Type of Patients: individuals, couples, adolescents, adults

Diagnostic Interests: anxiety disorders, depression, eating disorders.


Supervision Information:

Names of residents supervised in the last five years: Sonya Gabrielian (x2 years), Laurie Cassaus. Dr. Gold also has been seeing two psychiatric residents for psychotherapy for 2-3 years.

Hours of availability to supervise a resident at this time: Tuesday from 9:30 am to 5:30 pm, Wednesday from 9:30 am to 5:30 pm, Thursday from 9:30 am to 5:30 pm.

Contact Details: 


commercial office
12011 San Vicente Blvd., Suite 250
Los Angeles, CA 90049

Phone: (310) 472-5758