Lisa is a Master’s level associate who completed her degree in Clinical and Counselling Psychology at the Adler Graduate Professional School in Toronto. Lisa’s past clinical experience at TMS Clinics of Canada involved working with adolescents and adults experiencing a variety of presenting issues including anxiety disorders, mood disorders, post-traumatic stress disorder, borderline personality disorder, depression, work-related challenges, and interpersonal difficulties.
Lisa is trained in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, including Exposure Response Prevention for the treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorders relating to contamination, religiosity, harm, perfectionism, and sexual intrusive thoughts. Lisa also has practical and work related experience in a school setting, conducting educational assessments to students in elementary, high school, college, and university.
From an empathic and non-judgemental stance, Lisa aims to support clients and meet them where they are at while working collaboratively to support their goals through lasting therapeutic change. Lisa’s practice is diverse and inclusive; she welcomes individuals from all backgrounds, cultures, sexual orientations, and abilities.
Lisa’s clinical work involves evidence-based treatment modalities such as Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), mindfulness and Dialectical-Behavioral Therapy (DBT) skills. Her approach to therapy is from an integrative lens and a client-centered orientation stemming from an empathic, trauma-informed, anti-oppressive, strengths-based approach.