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Dr. Isabelle Lanser is a licensed clinical psychologist and the co-founder of Cypress Mental Health, based in Los Angeles, CA.  She earned her B.A. from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill before completing her M.A. and Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology at the UCLA. As part of her graduate studies, Dr. Lanser trained extensively in cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), and psychodynamic therapy at the UCLA Psychology Clinic and the UCLA Screening and Treatment for Anxiety & Depression (STAND) Clinic. Dr. Lanser completed her APA-accredited predoctoral internship at UCLA Counseling and Psychological Services where she specialized in short-term, evidence-based treatments for students with eating disorders, unipolar and bipolar depression, anxiety, grief/loss, cannabis use disorder, and traumatic disorders. She completed her postdoctoral training at the UCLA Anxiety and Depression Research Center where she examined mindfulness as a preventative treatment for youth at risk for developing depression and anxiety disorders. Dr. Lanser also worked as a clinician under the supervision of Dr. Danielle Keenan-Miller to further develop her expertise in treating eating disorders and unipolar and bipolar depression.  Dr. Lanser has conducted and published research on loneliness in young adults, seeking to understand how serious mental illnesses can disrupt relationships by taking young people out of their social worlds and making it difficult for them to maintain or re-establish interpersonal connections. Dr. Lanser is currently a Social Justice Policy Analyst at the UCLA Depression Grand Challenge working to improve the scalability and accessibility of mental health services and reduce inequities in healthcare. She also provides perinatal mental healthcare through the UCLA Depression Grand Challenge Perinatal Depression study.

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