Lauren Wakabayashi, MA
PsyD Student

Lauren is currently a clinical psychology doctoral student at Loma Linda University’s School of Behavioral Health. Her research interests include examining and developing psychosocial interventions that could potentially be utilized to reduce distress for patients experiencing co-occurring psychiatric and medical disorders. Additionally, she is interested in examining health behaviors and how disparities impact those behaviors and outcomes for medically complex patients.

Lauren’s doctoral project included creation of a treatment manual to implement a psychosocial intervention that could potentially mange psychosocial distress for patient’s presenting to an outpatient oncology clinic.