Lauren Swigert, M.A., L.M.F.T.
Associate /
Licensed M.F.T.
irect Phone 424-210-7027
David Plotkin, PhD and Associates

Meet the Staff
Lauren is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who earned a
Bachelor's degree from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia and a
Master's degree in Clinical Psychology with an Emphasis in Marriage and
Family Therapy at Pepperdine University. Lauren has provided individual,
family and group therapy at Vista Del Mar Child and Family Services and
Partnership to Uplift Communities (PUC) Charter Schools. She also worked
with individuals, couples and groups in Kaiser Permanente’s Addiction
Medicine department.

Lauren was awarded an MFT Stipend by the Los Angeles County
Department of Mental Health in 2011. Before transitioning to a career in the
mental health field, Lauren worked in the entertainment industry,
representing screenwriters and directors for film and television.

Lauren works from a strength-based, solution-focused approach that
provides clients the opportunity to be the expert on their own lives and to
steer the course of treatment according to their needs.