Couple and Sexual Therapist
“…To enrich, restore or discover a better connection with the people who matter most.”
As a registered Clinical Social Worker for over 30 years, Lisa is a specialist in Certified Emotionally Focused (EFT) Couple Therapy, Sex Therapy and is an EFT Supervisor. Lisa provides a warm, accepting, creative, and interactive environment in the hope of fostering a safe haven of support and comfort as clients begin to process and resolve distressing issues in therapy. Lisa works collaboratively with clients in order to set attainable short and longer-term therapy goals.
Couple Therapy: Couples in crisis, cancer survivorship, affairs, communication/conflict resolution, parenting issues, intimacy, addictions, mental/physical illness/distress, work-career stress, grief/loss, spousal abuse/violence and life stage changes.
Sex Therapy (Couple and/or Individual): Cancer and sexuality, body/self-image, low sexual desire, arousal difficulties, dissatisfaction, painful intercourse, erectile and orgasm difficulties, infertility struggles and dealing with childhood history of physical, sexual and/or emotional harm.
Credentials and Professional Affiliations
Master of Social Work (MSW) from the University of Toronto
Registered Social Worker with Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers (OCSWSSW.org)
Certified Emotionally Focused Therapist and Supervisor with the International Center for Excellence in Emotionally Focused Therapy (ICEEFT.com)
Registered Sex Therapist with the Board of Examiners in Sex Therapy and Counselling in Ontario (BESTCO.info)
Lisa has practiced clinical social work since 1988 in a variety of both public and private sectors in: Thunder Bay, Hamilton, Mississauga, Toronto and Oakville, and as of 2019 in Collingwood Ont. Positions held over the last 30 years include: Medical Social Work, Child Welfare, Employee Assistance Programs, Couple Therapy, EFT Supervision, Sexual Medicine, An Online Gynecological/Cancer Support Group, Offered Community Seminars, Hospital Grand Rounds, and teaching University online Sexual Health and Cancer courses. Lisa has published a number of blogs for facingcancer.ca called the “Side Effect No One Talks About.