Lisa Dunn, MA


Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist
License: LMFT37048
Office: Los Alamitos
714-558-9266 x963

Lisa Dunn, a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, has enjoyed a thriving clinical practice for over 20 years. Lisa has a strong passion for counseling and she loves to work with motivated clients!  Her warm, energetic personality combined with her extensive clinical experience helps to create a safe clinical experience for healing and growth. Lisa works in close collaboration with her clients to lower distress, change undesired behaviors, gain understanding in repetitive cycles and greatly improve relationships and quality of life.
 
Lisa’s therapeutic style is influenced by Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Family Systems and Motivational Interviewing. Lisa has a tremendous amount of experience working with adult clients and finds great joy in helping them uncover their strengths, navigate the challenges of life, and move toward healthier relationships. She also loves to incorporate the creative process of art and play therapy with her children, teen and family clients. Lisa considers it an honor and privilege to be able to come alongside clients in pain and walk with them toward insight, healing and hope.

 

Additional Information:

 

Areas of Focus
• Anxiety /panic /OCD /social anxiety
• Depression /sadness/grief & loss
• Difficulties stemming from past childhood experiences or past family hurts
• Self-esteem/boundary issues /self-advocacy skills
• Divorce recovery /co-parenting /step-families
• Managing chronic health issues /women’s health issues/infertility
• Relationship concerns /intimacy issues /sex therapy
• Parent coaching
• Art and play therapy
• Sensory processing disorder /learning disabilities /highly sensitive person (HSP) /Asperger’s /ADHD
 
Works with
• Individual adults
• Families
• Couples
• Young Adults
• Adolescents
• Children and very young children

 
Education:
MA in Clinical Psychology with an Emphasis in Marriage & Family Therapy from Pepperdine University