Lauren Maltby, Ph.D., ABPP

Clinical Psychologist

Director, SAFE Families Developmental Assessment Clinic

(Emphasis Area: Child and Adolescent)

 Dr. Maltby is a board-certified child and adolescent psychologist and an infant-parent and early childhood mental health specialist (California Endorsement). She is the supervising forensic psychologist at the Kids In Dependency Systems (KIDS) clinic, which is under the auspices of the Department of Pediatrics at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. She attends in the SAFE (Securing Attachment For Emerging) Families clinic at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, and is the director of the SAFE Families developmental assessment clinic. Dr. Maltby also trains predoctoral psychology students. Her research focuses on long-term outcomes for infants and children in the child welfare system.

Clinical Focus:

  •  Infant and early childhood mental health
  • Developmental assessment
  • Child maltreatment
  • Foster care

 Academic Appointments:

  •  Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA

 Professional Education:

  •  B.A., Psychology, Child & Family Emphasis, Biola University
  • M.A., Clinical Psychology, Rosemead School of Psychology at Biola University
  • Pre-Doctoral Internship, UC Davis Child & Adolescent Abuse, Resource and Evaluation (CAARE) Center
  • Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, Rosemead School of Psychology at Biola University
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry