Lisa is a Clinical Social Worker licensed in Oklahoma, Missouri and Arkansas. She specializes in OCD and anxiety based disorders including phobias. She is a graduate of Harding University in Searcy, Arkansas and the University of Tennessee in Memphis. She has advanced training with the International Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Foundation's (IOCDF) Behavior Therapy Training Institute (BTTI). She is also certified yoga instructor through the Living Yoga Program in Austin, Texas and has completed many continuing education hours in mindfulness in the therapeutic setting. She has completed advanced course work in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT).
Lisa strives for a wholistic approach to counseling that integrates health, wellness and spiritual well being. Her primary therapeutic approach will emphasize evidenced based treatments. The modalities utilized the most frequently are Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP), and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT).
Lisa is proficient is treating the following disorders:
Phobias - Specific Phobias including Emetophobia
Obsessive Compulsive Spectrum Disorders - OCD, BDD, Hair Pulling, Skin Picking
Eating Disorders - Anorexia, Bulimia, ED - NOS
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Some quotes I like:
"Be the Change you wish to see in the world." Gandhi
"Don't be afraid to speak, Be afraid what will happen to the whole truth if you don't. " Joan Chittister
"It is always easier to fight for one's principles than live up to them." Alfred Adler
"Hope has two beautiful daughters~their names are Anger and Courage. Anger at the way things are and Courage to see that they do not remain as they are." ~ St. Augustin
"The shoe that fits one foot pinches another; there is no recipe for living that suits all cases." Carl Jung
"The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new lands, but in seeing with new eyes."- Marcel Proust, French novelist