Lisa Harwell is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in Georgia focusing on trauma, domestic violence, adults, and juveniles. She graduated with a Bachelor’s in Psychology at Berry College and received a Master’s in Community Counseling at Argosy University.
Lisa has worked with youth groups as a Youth Pastor and volunteer for over 14 years. Some of her most rewarding time was spent with incarcerated youth providing the Word to those who didn’t hear it from their parents. Much of her experience was providing hope to the youth who didn’t feel like they had any. She also took some time to work with incarcerated adults giving them the same message.
During her undergraduate studies, Lisa has worked as a therapist for adolescents and families through the juvenile court. Since completing grad school, she has worked with families and individuals in community-based mental health services, and as a group and individual therapist in addiction recovery programs. In working with clients, Lisa utilizes therapeutic approaches to assist clients in recognition, understanding, and motivation to implement change to reach personal goals.
As a trauma professional, Lisa has a passion for serving clients as a guide on a journey of healing. Lisa uses an integrated approach of trauma focused, art, cognitive, and behavioral interventions to allow trauma survivors to regain balance and peace. She approaches each client with empathy, respect, and acceptance, creating a safe, supportive, and confidential environment for allowing positive growth, resolution of trauma, and reduction of anxiety. Lisa is a member of the American Counseling Association (ACA) and a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional (CCTP).
In her free time, Lisa enjoys snow skiing and has had the privilege of skiing in six different states in the U.S., you may want to ask her which state has the best powder.