Gwen Booth Named Executive Director of LifeStance Health Foundation
Booth will lead the Foundation's work to improve mental health access for especially vulnerable patients including youth and adolescents, underrepresented minority communities and the underemployed and uninsured. To date, the Foundation has awarded more than
"We are delighted that Gwen will continue to serve our mission as the first Executive Director of the Foundation," said
Booth joins the Foundation following her retirement as Chief Operating Officer at LifeStance, where she was a member of the founding team and helped scale the organization to become one of the nation's largest providers of virtual and in-person outpatient mental healthcare. Prior to LifeStance, Booth held a number of senior leadership roles in the clinical and biopharmaceutical industry and multi-site healthcare services space. She has long been passionate about community service and non-profit work and, as a nurse by training, has dedicated her career to caring for others.
"I'm honored to step into this role and drive positive change for increased access to affordable, trusted and personalized mental healthcare," said Booth. "On behalf of the Foundation, I look forward to meaningfully addressing the current barriers to care and helping all communities access vital mental health services."
Established in 2021,
Founded in 2017, LifeStance (NASDAQ: LFST) is reimagining mental health. We are one of the nation's largest providers of virtual and in-person outpatient mental healthcare for children, adolescents and adults experiencing a variety of mental health conditions. Our mission is to help people lead healthier, more fulfilling lives by improving access to trusted, affordable and personalized mental healthcare. LifeStance employs approximately 5,000 psychiatrists, advanced practice nurses, psychologists and therapists and operates across 32 states and more than 500 centers. To learn more, please visit www.LifeStance.com.
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