L.C.S.W., Chief Executive Officer
Lori, a licensed clinical social worker, was appointed CEO of Child Guidance Center in 2009. She began working at Child Guidance Center in 1988 and served in various roles, including therapist, supervisor, university liaison and clinical director. Lori has a track record of establishing strong professional partnerships and introducing innovative therapeutic programs, including Parent-Child Interaction Therapy and the Strong Families, Strong Children program for veteran and military families and children.
Her passion and commitment to helping the community is demonstrated through her leadership and ensuring her team is well-trained and always providing the highest quality of innovative and evidence-based care to children and families in need. Lori earned her master’s in social work from Columbia University, New York, and her bachelor’s in sociology from the University of California, Berkeley. She studied Spanish at the Institute for Bilingual Studies in Cuernavaca, Mexico.
Lori is a California native who resides in Huntington Beach. She is the proud mother of two grown sons, Evan and Brent.