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You’ve worked hard, harder than you ever imagined,
but still hit your head on the same wall
You’re over it. Life’s getting to be too much
You’re perfectly imperfect
We all need support and you don’t need to
fight the fight alone
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Hi, I’m Catalina.
Hi, I’m Catalina.
I know that life isn’t fair or easy.
I know what it’s like to feel like giving up.
I know how hard it is to push forward in your life and CHOOSE a different path.
I believe that relationships make life worth living.
Trained as a Clinical Health Psychologist I’ve spent the last 20 years addressing sex, relationships and health as a professor, clinician and researcher in the US and abroad. I’ve spent most of my career working in cancer. Working with individuals and families impacted by cancer informs my lens. At the heart of all my work, relationships and all
My approach integrates cognitive-behavioral, mindfulness and existential techniques which I tailor to your strengths and worldview. My work is holistic, building on trainings and my own practice of meditation, tantra, yoga all around the world.
We don’t live in a bubble, so I’ll work with you and your problems in the context of the culture, systems and norms you live and operate in.
I’m direct, but not at all judgey. I’m action-oriented and don’t just sit and listen. My goal for you is to leave our relationship integrated so you can LIVE FULLY.
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We'll explore what brings you to therapy, I'll tell you about my approach and answer any questions.
If we decide we’re a good match, we’ll roll up our sleeves and get to work.
“Dr Lawsin challenged me and together we worked through issues I was facing in my life. I can look back at my life and recognize the positive changes currently implemented. I love the new and empowered ME!”
An Empowered Client
“She knows how to pull whatever that has you at a standstill out of you; like kicking down a still door, opening the flood gates. ”
An Integrated Client
“Dr Lawsin helped me to sort my new feelings and “normalize” them. She helped me to accept my new diagnosis. ”
An Accepting Client
She gave me confidence back and let me know that I have a voice ”
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Latest Media & Vlogs
Season 1, Episode 2 Are You Wanting More Sex Than Your Partner? Host Catalina Lawsin, PhDAbout This Episode Are you starving for more sex in your relationship? In this week’s episode, I talk about one of the most common complaints in relationships: one partner...
Long-distance relationships (LDRs) are on the rise and bring different challenges to couples. Cheers to Erinne from GoodHousekeeping for the opportunity to collaborate on your piece! Check out the full article at: Here's a few of my nuggets on LDRs: NEGOTIATE“Take...
In this episode we’ll explore my proposition that sex should be a target for improving overall quality of life and health. I’ll explore how sexual changes are a side effect to every, and I mean every, life stressor from cancer, work stress to depression and anxiety. I’ll also talk about the sexual benefits of sex for your health and relationships. Together, I propose we make SEX our target. What would it be like if you woke up each day and focused on your sexuality? How would that shift your focus and self-care throughout the day?