Lawrence Genen, MD

Lawrence Genen, MD

Psychiatrist

Education & Training

Tufts University School of Medicine
Medical Degree (M.D.) and Master of Business Administration (M.B.A)
University of Southern California
Subspecialty Child & Adolescent Fellowship Program at the University of Southern California, Department of Psychiatry
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 healthcare.

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 healthcare.

He is a Board-Certified Psychiatrist and Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. His training includes subspecialty child & 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 (M.B.A.) 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.

Education & Training

Tufts University School of Medicine
Subspecialty Child & Adolescent Fellowship Program at the University of Southern California, Department of Psychiatry
University of Southern California
Subspecialty Child & Adolescent Fellowship Program at the University of Southern California, Department of Psychiatry

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"I have never had such a wonderful caring dr. In my life. she is the best and I LOVE HER!!"

"I can tell she cares because she has detailed notes about my life, not just my medications."

"I feel I am being partned through this process by my Clinician. I sincerely appreciate that."

"I immediately felt a little better knowing i have someone to help me deal with me."

"I feel very safe with sharing my thoughts and feelings with my therapist without judgment."

"Thank you for the active listening, the care and compassion."

"I felt more like myself than I have felt in a long time. I think a light has been turned on."

"Making progress that is recognizable to me and those around me."

"Great practitioner! Not only did I feel she really listened to me, but she was able to give lots of education and information about medications."

"Happier Living provides excellent services to consumers with mental health needs. Thank you."

"Progress is visible. Wonderfully paying off for all the investment we've done so far. Looking forward to keeping this up. Thank you."

"Excellent quality of care and advocacy of my overall life wellness."