Lisa Connelly, LPC
Lisa knew since high school that she wanted to be a counselor. She obtained her BA in Psychology and MA in Professional Counseling with a specialization in Marriage, Family, and Addiction at Ottawa University in Phoenix, Arizona in 2002. She is also a (LPC) Licensed Professional Counselor in Arizona. Lisa has worked in a variety of settings with a diverse clientele. These settings include therapeutic group homes, inpatient psychiatric hospitals, chemical dependency detox and residential treatment, outpatient mental health clinics, and in private practice. She has worked with children, adolescents, adults, families, groups, and couples. Lisa has been trained in DBT (Dialectical Behavior Therapy) and EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing).
Lisa specializes in treating people of all ages for trauma and anxiety. She also has extensive experience working with couples, and those dealing with depression, grief/loss, life challenges and more. Lisa feels that counseling is her passion and that being a counselor of integrity, expertise, and compassion is of utmost importance. She values her clients and believes in building a strong rapport of trust so that they can identify their own personal goals to live happy, healthy, and productive lives.
Additional areas of focus: Addictions, Family conflicts, Intimacy-related issues, Eating disorders, Sleeping disorders, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, ADHD, Abandonment, Attachment Issues, Avoidant Personality, Blended Family Issues, Body Image, Caregiver Issues and Stress, Chronic Pain Illness and Disability, Codependency, Commitment Issues, Communication Problems, Control Issues, Dependent Personality, Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder (DMDD), Dissociation, Divorce and Separation, Eating and Food-Related Issues, Emptiness, Family of Origin Issues, Family Problems, Fatherhood Issues, Fertility Issues, First Responder Issues, Forgiveness, Guilt and Shame, Impulsivity, Infidelity, Isolation/Loneliness, Jealousy, Life Purpose, Men's Issues, Midlife Crisis, Military and Veterans Issues, Money and Financial Issues, Mood Disorders, Narcissism, Obsessions, Compulsions, and OCD, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Paranoia, Personality Disorders, Phobias, Postpartum Depression, Post-traumatic Stress, Pregnancy and Childbirth, Self-Harm, Self-Love, Sexual Assault and Abuse, Sexuality, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Women's Issues, Workplace Issues, Young Adult Issues
Clinical approaches: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Attachment-Based Therapy, Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Emotionally-Focused Therapy (EFT), Existential Therapy, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Gottman Method, Jungian Therapy, Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Narrative Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy
AZ LPC LPC-12225
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Lisa is very compassionate, and shows curiosity in learning about me and my circumstances. Thank you for your help, Lisa!
Written on Mar 23, 2023 after therapy with Lisa for 10 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, family conflicts, coping with life changes, and adhd
Lisa is amazing
Written on Feb 01, 2023 after therapy with Lisa for 1 year and 2 months
Amazing therapist. Really helping me to deal with a multitude of issues.
Written on Nov 20, 2022 after therapy with Lisa for 7 months on issues concerning trauma and abuse, eating disorders, self esteem, and bipolar disorder
I am so grateful for Lisa. She has helped me work through my childhood trauma and helps me with my current struggles.
Written on Oct 26, 2022 after therapy with Lisa for 1 year and 2 months on issues concerning depression, family conflicts, self esteem, career difficulties, coping with life changes, and adhd
Lisa is wonderful. She’s validating and doesn’t try to be impartial. She really make it seem like she’s on your side.
Written on Jul 30, 2022 after therapy with Lisa for 3 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, trauma and abuse, self esteem, and adhd
Written on May 11, 2022 after therapy with Lisa for 8 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, family conflicts, self esteem, and compassion fatigue