Over the last two decades, Dr Catalina Lawsin has been a clinical psychologist, researcher, and professor in the fields of psycho-oncology addressing cancer’s impact on sexual wellbeing and health disparities amongst POC and immigrants. Dr Catalina was an Associate Professor at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, University of Sydney and Baruch College in New York. Her research has explored quality of life amongst individuals and their partners impacted by cancer to improve relationships and sexual wellbeing. She has received numerous federal grants to design and test e-health interventions to improve access to support.
Dr. Catalina integrates her research and experience towards empowering clients to make difficult and long-lasting changes to Live Fully. Through this experience she has learned that intimate connection is essential for and a key marker of our overall wellness. Dr. Catalina provides individual and couples therapy from a relational perspective using evidence-based strategies stemming from mindfulness, cognitive-behavioral and attachment research in Beverly Hills, Santa Monica and online for clients living in CA, NY and IL. Dr Catalina specializes in working with clients coping with major life transitions (e.g. menopause, divorce, chronic illness) and complex traumas.