Dr. Lawrence Smith

Clinical Psychology
Seattle, WA
29 years experience male

Locations

Office

Seattle, WA

Address

800 5th Ave, Suite 4100, Seattle, WA
Directions

Insurances accepted

Premera Blue Cross

Aetna Life Insurance Company

MultiPlan, Inc

UnitedHealthcare

Anthem BC Life & Health Insurance Company

About

Bio

Please feel free to book an appointment online: https://www.patientfusion.com/. Lawrence W. Smith, Ph.D. is a licensed clinical psychologist in Seattle, Washington. He provides evaluations, therapy, and coaching for adults and executives. He specializes in anxiety and depression, and assists with performance and goal attainment. In his work with couples he relies heavily on the research of John Gottman, Ph.D. As a cognitive-behavioral therapist, he assists with changing thinking and behavior to improve well-being. He also employs the latest scientific research in positive psychology and helps identify and maximize one's personal strengths.

Specialties
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Clinical Psychology

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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lawrence Smith
29 years experience Clinical Psychology
Take action!: If you are seriously worried that you're about to commit suicide call 911. If you are having thoughts of death or suicide this should be discussed wit ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lawrence Smith
29 years experience Clinical Psychology
Something's wrong...: ...but you can fix it. Anxiety and worry can be upsetting and can make people feel ill. Work with your doctor to resolve your anxiety problem. You mig ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lawrence Smith
29 years experience Clinical Psychology
Get tough . . .: See your doctor to get started with good treatment. In addition, "opposite action" can help. It's not possible to be fully assertive and anxious at th ... Read More

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Mar 27, 2013
Dr. Lawrence Smith sets the gold standard for responding thoughtfully & informatively to HealTap member's questions in the realm of mental health & beyond. He's smart & kind, as well as always ready ...Read More
Mar 30, 2013
Dr. Smith is a phenomenal Doctor Psychologist and Therapist, his knowledge and therapeutic skills enlightens the Health Tap community! What a wonderful contribution to both patients and doctors! I hig...Read More
May 11, 2013
Dr Smith is clearly compassionate, articulate & knowledgable. The responses he provides on Health Tap demonstrate an excellent understanding of the human psyche. I recommend Dr. Smith.
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This was very helpful. Thanks! These notes are making me think of self esteem in a positive light. It's something I've struggled with after a difficult childhood and also picking partners that do not ...Read More
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Thanks for your quick reply! My cocern is that will she go mad again or she will do fine becouse we are going to travel to a place where we dont have gud medical facilit
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This was very helpful. Thanks! It is encouraging to see that you and a lot of other doctors are promoting that family eat healthy and exercise together.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

UC San Diego School of Medicine and San Diego State University (Joint-Doctoral Program)
Graduated 1991MD

Residency

University of Washington School of Medicine

Awards

American Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine, Best Paper, 1987

Affiliations

University of Washington School of Medicine
American Psychological Association
LW Smith & Associates, PLLC
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