Katie Lawlor ‘01
Clinical Psychologist, Stanford University


Dr. Katie Lawlor received her doctorate from the joint program between the Stanford University Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and the Pacific Graduate School of Psychology. She trained at both the Stanford University Medical Center and the VA Palo Alto Health Care System, focusing on human-animal interactions (HAI), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), neuropsychology. Prior to her career in clinical psychology, Dr. Lawlor held positions with NBC News in Beijing and New York City, the U.S. Department of State in Washington DC, and the Governor’s Office of California.

Katie’s love of animals recently led her to Africa twice, where she conducted genetic research on elephants in collaboration with Stanford and the Cheetah Conservation Fund (CCF). She is actively involved with the Humane Society of the United States, White Coat Waste Project, and Pets Are Wonderful Support (PAWS).

Clinical Internship, VA Northern California Health Care System
Psy.D., Clinical Psychology, PGSP-Stanford Consortium
M.I.A., Economic Policy, Columbia University
B.A., University of Notre Dame