- 43800 Skills for Conducting Psychotherapy with Chronically Distressed Persons
Clinical Director and DBT Specialist, Proactive Therapy
Dialectical Behavior Therapist and Training Consultant, Ann Arbor DBT Center
Clinical Director and Therapist, Prince William Family Counseling
Medical Social Worker, Palomar Health
Clinical Case Manager, Mental Health Systems Incorporated
Fields of Special Interest
Dialectical Behavior Therapy
Clinical Supervision and Training
Publications or presentations (last 3 years)
Lawson, L. (2020).Treating Co-occurring Disorders with DBT. Presentation to the Women’s Association for Addiction Treatment. Chicago, IL.
Lawson, L. & Thompkins, A. (2020). Using Mindfulness to Weather the Storm of COVID-19. Presentation to the Chicago Junior League. Chicago, IL.
Lawson, L. (2020).Mindfulness as a Self-Care Strategy for Vicarious Trauma. Presentation to undergraduate students at Northeastern Illinois University. Chicago, IL.
Hartford, C. & Lawson, L. (2019). Treating Complex Cases with DBT. A one-day training at the Ann Arbor DBT Center. Ann Arbor, MI.
Hartford, C. & Lawson L. (2019). DBT for Youth and Families.A two-day training at the Ann Arbor DBT Center. Ann Arbor, MI.
Hartford, C. & Lawson, L. (2019). DBT for Youth and Families. A four-day training at the Detroit Behavioral Institute. Detroit, MI.
Hartford, C. & Lawson, L. (2018). Individual DBT. A two-day training at the Ann Arbor DBT Center. Ann Arbor, MI.
Lawson, L. (2017). DBT for Suicidal Adolescents. A presentation to graduate students at the University of Michigan. Ann Arbor, MI.