Using compassion, encouragement, directness, and humor, Lisa strives to create a partnership with her client. It is within the collaboration between therapist and client that she believes healing begins.
Lisa is both a Licensed Professional Counselor in Connecticut, and a National Certified Counselor with a master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Northwestern University and a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Wellesley College.
Her counseling philosophy is that no matter what the circumstance, everyone deserves a safe space, free from judgment or expectations, from which to explore their life challenges. To foster such an environment, she uses multiple modalities and draws from a client’s unique needs, strengths, and goals. Using compassion, encouragement, directness, and humor, she strives to create a partnership with her client. It is within the collaboration between therapist and client she believes healing begins.
Currently, along with seeing private clients, Lisa works at Yale University as a clinician for a research project with a focus on trauma, alcohol use disorder, anxiety, and depression. Before pursuing her degree in counseling, Lisa began her career in the television news industry. Then, after taking some time away from her career to focus on her family, she pivoted to working for a social services agency and after 8 years there, she realized she wanted to be involved in helping individuals in a more personalized
Lisa has availability on evenings and weekends. If you are interested in scheduling an appointment, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call or text (203) 357-5989.