Dr. Lauren Harb received her Psy.D. from Pepperdine University in 2014. She has worked in four college counseling settings (UCLA, USC, LMU, CSUN), a hospital (Cedars-Sinai), and two community mental health settings (The Relational Center and Pepperdine University's West Los Angeles Community Mental Health Center). She completed her APA-accredited internship at Counseling and Psychological Services at UCLA and her post-doctoral fellowship at Student Psychological Services at Loyola Marymount University. She also conducted psychological assessments at Sports Concussion Institute.
Dr. Harb has extensive experience using evidence-based treatments for anxiety and depression, and believes that the therapeutic relationship, and an insight-oriented approach, are key to change in treatment. Her approach is integrative, combining her training in relational, psychodynamic, and cognitive-behavioral frameworks. She enjoys working with adults, adolescents, and couples, and she specializes in the treatment of eating disorders and overall improvement of one's relationship with food and body image. She also enjoys working with adjustments/life changes, relationship difficulties, anxiety, and identity development.
Dr. Harb is licensed as a Clinical Psychologist by the California State Board of Psychology (PSY-27519).