Lisa received her Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health at Northwest Christian University, along with a discipline in Women and Gender Studies in her course work. Lisa is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), as well as a Certified Drug and Alcohol Counselor (CADC I). She has a wide range of knowledge working with individuals who have experienced severe trauma and addiction. Additionally, she has been employed as a social justice advocate at several local nonprofits who served people experiencing intimate partner violence, sexual abuse, substance use disorder and LGBTQ+ issues.

Lisa’s clinical practice focuses on adults who struggle with obsessive-compulsive disorder, complicated trauma, anxiety, depression, grief and loss, shame, gender dysphoria, and insecurities that are a result from systemic oppression, discrimination, and socio-economic status. She uses a multiple disciplinary, evidence-based approach, such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment therapy, Mindfulness Cognitive Therapy, Adlerian psychology, Internal Family Systems, and Feminist Theory. Lisa believes the client is the expert of their own life and works with the client to find what they identify as their authentic self.

Lisa is active in her community and holds two civic service positions as a board member for Springfield Eugene Tenant Association, and Lane County Adult Treatment Court. During her down time, Lisa is playing with her cats, bunny, and guinea pigs, as well as gardening and hiking the beautiful northwest.