Lisa has worked in private practice, community mental health, and school settings, providing individual, family, couples, and group therapy, as well as case management to a wide range of clients. She is experienced in the treatment of trauma-related issues, substance abuse, co-dependency, self-esteem issues, depression & anxiety management, and parenting issues.
Lisa has a passion for helping clients of all ages, from teens to adults, find their inner strengths and realize their full potential. Teens, in particular, tend to need help in navigating through their confusing and troubling stage of life. By providing support and understanding to all her clients, Lisa assists them in gaining a better understanding of themselves and the world around them while developing the skills needed to navigate life’s challenges.
She approaches each therapeutic situation as unique and feels that by drawing upon an individual’s strengths, she can assist them with making meaningful changes that can produce a significant difference in their lives.
Lisa is trained in Brainspotting, Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Seeking Safety. She is a member of the National Association of Social Work and California Society of Clinical Social Workers. She received her Master’s Degree in Social Work from California State University Northridge and her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Loyola Marymount University.