Lindsay Lohan has met with her father Michael Lohan for the first time in seven months.

The pair met on Sunday afternoon at the Betty Ford rehabilitation center. Lindsay is currently receiving treatment at the center.

According to a source “Lindsay met Michael at Betty Ford and the pair spent hours together... it was not a fleeting encounter, this appeared well-planned in advance.

“They also went shopping at a local Palm Desert mall, where they were seen walking around together and at one point, were in a jewelery store."

Sources said that it was Lindsay’s idea to meet with her father and she chose to do their while her mother Dina is away in New York.

In the past Michael has spoken publicly about how is was convinced Lindsay was addicted to prescription drugs. However, sources say that he is determined not to slip up this time. He refused to make any comment on their reunion yesterday.

“I have pledged not to comment about anything relating to my daughter.

"However, what I will say is that I am an incredibly proud father tonight. My daughter is progressing extraordinarily well."

Lindsay has been ordered to stay in rehab until January 3, 2011.