Lara Embry

Lara Embry

Lara Embry is a clinical psychologist based in Birmingham, Alabama and she specializes in therapy with adolescents, couples, and families.

She met Jane Lynch at a fundraiser in San Francisco in 2009 and they got married the following year in Massachusetts – one of the states that permits same-sex marriage.

Biographical Information

Lara Embry is an American clinical psychologist, director, producer and actress. Additionally, she holds the certification of Parenting Coordinator and has actively participated in campaigns for LGBTQ rights.

Lara is a graduate of Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts and Columbia University. She holds a master’s degree in philosophy from Columbia and a Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the University of Washington Seattle.

She is a renowned psychologist with research interests in psychobiology, family psychology, youth homelessness and resilience. She has published numerous articles related to these fields of study.

Jane Lynch, best known for her role on the Fox musical comedy series ‘Glee’, has been in a long-term relationship with actor Embry. They met in May 2009 at an event in San Francisco and got engaged the following year at Blue Heron Restaurant in Sunderland, Massachusetts. Together they had two children – Haden Embry and Chase Embry – but unfortunately their marriage ended in divorce.


She was the first in her family to attend college, earning both bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Southern California. Additionally, she holds an Ed.D from the University of California at Los Angeles.

She has been teaching in West Hartford public schools since 2007, with her current position at Hall High School where she teaches language arts and social studies.

Her work strives to create a student body that is inclusive and respectful of students from all backgrounds, particularly those of color. To this end, she has developed and implemented several professional development programs and workshops on culturally responsive practices, diversity, gender identity/sexuality, social justice issues and sexual violence prevention.

She oversees a range of student development centers and initiatives within the Division of Student Affairs. These include Asian Pacific American Student Services, Center for Black Cultural and Student Affairs, First Generation Plus Success Center, Latinx/Chicacanx Center for Advocacy & Student Affairs, LGBTQ+ Student Center and Student Basic Needs Center.


Lara Embry is a Clinical Psychologist, Director, Producer, and Writer. She earned her bachelor’s degree in philosophy from Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts and went on to receive her master’s in clinical psychology from Columbia University. Furthermore, Lara serves as Board Member for The Trevor Project which works to prevent suicide among LGBTQ youths.

She has achieved fame through the production of Alabama Bound and her work in television. Additionally, she is an author and co-writer of a children’s book that addresses child bullying.

Lara Embry is one of the wealthiest women in show business, having made a name for herself through her years in show business. She has earned much deserved success throughout her career and is known to be an incredibly generous giver – always seeking ways to increase her own personal wealth. In the past, Lara has donated both her name and expertise to numerous worthwhile charities. Furthermore, Lara has become a strong champion for mental health issues, often speaking on this topic at esteemed educational institutions.

Personal Life

Lara Embry boasts an impressive CV that includes a doctorate in clinical psychology and extensive expertise in sports medicine. As certified dry needling therapist (Kinetacore Level 2), she is qualified to treat athletes of all ages and abilities.

She is passionate about helping athletes reach their best, whether they are competing at the highest level or simply striving to meet fitness and wellness objectives. Her special interests include treating pregnant and postpartum athletes, geriatric populations, endurance athletes like cyclists and runners, as well as treating pregnant and postpartum populations.

In her free time, she loves spending time with family and friends, hiking, skiing, snowboarding and camping. Additionally, she enjoys gardening, tending to her insane houseplant collection and volunteering at a local animal rescue shelter.