Dr. Lawrence is a double Board Certified Physician in both Child and Adolescent as well as Adult Psychiatry. He completed his medical education as follows: undergraduate: UCLA; medical school: Baylor College of Medicine; adult Psychiatric training: UC-Irvine; child and adolescent Psychiatric training: Harbor/UCLA Medical Center.
Dr. Lawrence trained with Dr. Davanloo’s Montreal ISTDP Core Supervision Group for 7 years.
Currently, Dr. Lawrence has a diverse private practice in Torrance, CA, that encompasses ISTDP therapy for adults and ISTDP informed treatment for children and families. Dr. Lawrence is a member of the Board of Directors for The Center for Learning Unlimited, a Non-Public School in Torrance specializing in the education of complex children. He is a member of the Manhattan Beach Unified School District Medical Advisory Board. He provides Psychiatric Consultation for Bayfront Youth and Family Services in Long Beach, CA. Finally, Dr. Lawrence is a Volunteer Faculty member of the Harbor/UCLA Department of Child Psychiatry.