Dr. Lawrence Genen
Founder, Director of Psychiatry at Happier Living,
Dr. Genen founded Happier Living with the goal of increasing access to mental health care and helping as many people as possible achieve their dreams. His vision for how the delivery of mental health care can be reimagined, coupled with the group’s commitment to innovate and an approach that recognizes Happier Living’s clinicians as their first customer, has made the group a national leader in behavioral health care.
The primary service Happier Living offers, is a long-term therapeutic relationship. Dr. Genen defines therapy as developing and executing a plan to realize the life you imagine. The group’s commitment to being an in-network provider with major insurance networks and their embrace of telehealth, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic, is enabling clients continued access to critical behavioral health care.
He is a Board-Certified Psychiatrist and Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. His training includes subspecialty child and adolescent fellowship training as a member of the University of Southern California’s (USC) Department of Psychiatry. Prior to his fellowship, Dr. Genen completed an adult psychiatry residency at the University of Hawaii and engaged in a surgical internship as a member of the Department of Surgery, at Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Beverly Hills. Dr. Genen earned his medical degree (M.D.) as well as a master’s in business (MBA) from the prestigious Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston. Working at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston with colleagues at the Institute for Technology Assessment (ITA), Dr. Genen completed nationally recognized award-winning healthcare and economic policy research focused on the evaluation of emerging medical technology.