Ceren, Sandra L.

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CEREN, Sandra L.

PERSONAL: Born in New York, NY; daughter of Samuel and Claire (Abramson) Levy; married Mal Ceren, 1975 (divorced); married Ely Simon Levinsky (an "aerodynamicist"), May 18, 1986; children: (first marriage) Daniel, Pamela Ceren Duncan. Education: Brooklyn College of the City University of New York, B.A., 1954; City College of the City University of New York, M.S., 1959; Yeshiva University, Ph.D., 1975. Politics: Democrat. Religion: Jewish. Hobbies and other interests: Reading, writing mysteries, painting, dancing.

ADDRESSES: Home—15023 Tierra Alta, Del Mar, CA 92014. E-mail—[email protected]

CAREER: Private practice of psychology in Del Mar, CA, 1960—. American Board of Family Psychology, diplomate and secretary.

MEMBER: American Psychological Association, Mystery Writers of America.

AWARDS, HONORS: Fellow, Academy of Family Psychologists, 1994.


Prescription for Terror (suspense novel), Andrew Scott Publishers (Del Mar, CA), 1999.

Silver Is Better Than Gold (anthology), Jewish Lights Press (Woodstock, VT), 2001.

Secrets from the Couch (mystery novel), Southern Charm Press (Hampton, GA), 2002.

Author of "Ask Dr. Ceren," a weekly column in Del Mar Times. Editor, Family Psychologist.

WORK IN PROGRESS: Imposters, her third novel to feature Dr. Cory Cohen.

SIDELIGHTS: Sandra L. Ceren told CA: "My longtime psychology practice provides the challenge and joy of helping people in their personal growth, emotional conflicts, and other struggles.

"I have been a closet scribbler off and on all my life. I enjoy writing mysteries featuring interesting characters and intriguing plots. I have a mission to present social issues that may give the reader pause for reflection."