Lisa began her career in the human services field as a two year member of Americorps working with youth and families in the Frogtown neighborhood of Saint Paul, Minnesota. She has over 20 years of combined experience in the human services and social work fields. Her experience includes working with individuals and families who have experienced poverty and/or homelessness, engaging with adult individuals in a therapy setting, facilitating groups to increase employment/ life skills, and facilitating groups to increase self-awareness and community engagement. Lisa also participated in the NeighborWorks Community Building program supporting participants in finding voice and creating change in their community.
Lisa is currently teaching at two local universities in Minnesota and practicing as a therapist as an independent contractor. She has received training in Brief Dynamic Psychotherapy, Polyvagal Theory, Accelerated Resolution Therapy and Cognitive Behavior Therapy.
B.S., Human Services, Metropolitan State University
MSW, Clinical Social Work, University of Saint Thomas