Lisa cultivates patience, understanding, and kindness while empowering teens and young adults to work on and nurture the best version of themselves. She believes the choices young people make during adolescence can change the trajectory of their lives and her goal is to influence them in a positive direction. Lisa has worked in the mental health field for over ten years in a variety of programs throughout the Bay area including John Muir Behavioral Health Center where she facilitated groups in DBT and CBT therapy, art, music, and recreation. She earned an Associates degree in English Literature and is currently working to earn her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology with an emphasis on mental health and substance abuse disorders at Dominican University. Her goal is to earn her Doctorate in the field. Outside of work, Lisa enjoys music, reading, writing, hiking, and watching movies.