Lisa has extensive experience spanning 25 years across a wide range of settings working with adolescents, young adults, individuals and families. She is currently working toward full registrations as a psychologist. Lisa has worked with individuals and consulted to mainstream primary and secondary education, alternative education, primary health and also within family violence and sexual assault services. Lisa has worked with Barwon Health, Headspace, McKillop Family Services, Deakin University and The Sexual Assault and Family Violence Centre and for several Local Government Boroughs in the United Kingdom.
Lisa is an empathetic and warm therapist and works to develop genuine connections with all of her clients. Lisa enjoys working from a strengths-based approach and has an interest with working with more complex presentations, and individuals whom have difficulty establishing rapport with practitioners.
Lisa is experienced using a range of therapeutic approaches including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Trauma Focused Therapies and has a solid understanding of the impact on trauma and attachment disturbances on relationships, mental health and quality of life and well-being. Lisa is also undertaking further training on using Eye Movement Sensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR).
Lisa has a particular interest in working with survivors of childhood trauma and sexual assault. Lisa also has an interest and enjoys working with neurodivergent adults who have Autism and ADHD.