Dr. Irene Lara, PsyD, Lcsw

(she/her ella)
Preferred Name: I r e’ n e'

Online Therapy

About Me

All is Possible with Gentleness. Todo es posible con paciencia. I am so glad that you are making a big difference in your life. What a courageous and honorable decision. Would you like to call me to see if this is a good fit? Want better sleep? Oxygenate the body, improve creativity, have more internal, mental, emotional, financial stability, eliminate trauma, improve confidence and relationships. Favor de llamarme para tener una conversacio'n ma's profunda.

Education & Experience

30+ years professional experience in DV, sexual abuse, AIDS/HIV experience, school mental health. Trauma. Body Mind Spirit. EMDR. Somatic work.

Professional & Volunteer Affiliations

Meditation Gardens OC

Specialty Area

  • Abuse/Neglect
  • Anger Management
  • Chronic Illness/Medical Issues
  • Depression
  • Family Issues
  • Grief/Loss/Mourning
  • Phobias
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Somatic Issues
  • Spirituality
  • Stress Management
  • Suicide Risk

Population Served

  • Adolescents (13-17)
  • Adults
  • Families
  • Immigrants
  • LGBTQ+
  • Seniors
  • Underserved


  • English
  • Spanish


  • Cigna

Anthem Blue Cross