Dr. Lisa Kavanagh, PhD, LPC, LPC

(She/Her/They/Them)
Preferred Name: Lisa

EMDR Certified Therapist

EMDR Trainer

About Me

Dr. Lisa Kavanagh creates a safe and supportive environment where you can reach your highest level of mental health. Lisa is compassionate and non-judgemental-she will meet you where you are in life, and empower you to move beyond your current limits. With a mindful perspective of the whole person, Lisa offers mental health counseling teletherapy and soon in-person sessions will be available in Arizona and Ohio for anxiety, trauma and lifestyle change. The mind-body-spirit connection is real, and the health of each is vital.

Education & Experience

Lisa began her mental health career in 2000, and constantly improves her skills through continuing education beyond what is required for licensure. Lisa obtained her doctorate degree in 2015. Lisa has also completed EMDR training as well as completed all requirements to be certified as a Certified EMDR Therapist. Lisa will begin her Part 1 level training in September 2021 in Internal Family Systems.

Professional & Volunteer Affiliations

Lisa holds memberships with the following professional affiliations: Ohio Counseling Association, Arizona Counseling Association (AzCA), American Counseling Association, Positive Psychology Program.

Specialty Area

  • Anxiety/Panic Attacks
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Depression
  • Dissociative Disorders
  • Grief/Loss/Mourning
  • Mood Disorders
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychotic Disorders
  • Traumatic Incident

Population Served

  • Adolescents (13-17)
  • Adults
  • Couples
  • First Responders
  • LGBTQ+
  • Seniors
  • Underserved

Language

  • English

Insurance

  • Aetna
  • UnitedHealth