Lisa earned a Master of Science degree in Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling. She holds licenses for professional counseling in Montana, Washington, Colorado, and Ohio. She has worked in the field of mental health since 2006 and has loved supervising numerous students working towards their own professional licensures.
Lisa works in partnership with her clients to develop and assess goals for treatment. She utilizes a Client Centered Therapy approach, which means she treats her clients with unconditional, positive support and puts them at the center of treatment. She values the mind-body connection and recognizes that this connection must be solid in order to optimize health and wellness. She understands that her clients are the experts when it comes to their own lives and enjoys guiding them as they join her in this understanding. Lisa uses evidenced based strategies supportive to this approach including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mindfulness, EcoTherapy, Eating Disorder Intuitive Therapy (EDIT)™, Motivational Interviewing, Performance Psychology, and Theraplay® techniques.
Lisa completed her undergraduate thesis by researching the benefits exercise can have on mental and emotional health. With certifications and experience as a health and fitness professional, Lisa enjoys helping folks meet their health and wellness goals. She appreciates the role of coach and motivator in the therapeutic process to assist people as they go through the inevitable changes that come along with life.