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Lisa Watts

Doctoral Candidate of Psychology

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

WELCOME:

My practice commitment is to offer you a competent and confidential support system. My goal is to provide a peaceful refuge where you can think critically about your choices, behaviors, and options. Together, we will be curious, compassionate, and solution focused while nurturing your personal growth at a pace that is comfortable for you. And...we will laugh together!  Levity is one of my favorite clinical tools to share with my patients. 

 

CONTACT:

If you would like to schedule an appointment, please send me an email at lisa@lifegategroup.org or leave a message for me at (801) 872-4325. I look forward to hearing from you!  

 

THERAPY FOCUS:

Lisa Watts uses a growth-oriented approach with her patients to maximize personal awareness and emotional intelligence. She supports female and male patients who are 18 years and older, as individuals or couples, with therapy and clarity coaching in the following areas:

  • High school seniors (females only)

  • College life

  • Premarital counseling

  • Marriage counseling

  • Pregnancy/Motherhood/Parenting

  • Infidelity (individuals only)

  • Divorce discernment & support

  • Support for those with high stress & low support

  • Sexual concerns

 

Lisa Watts is one of only 126 professionals in the nation certified by the highly esteemed American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors & Therapists as a Sexual Health Educator. Her experience as a psychotherapist and her academic expertise in sex education uniquely qualify her to work with patients interested in addressing sexual concerns.

 

CREDENTIALS:

Licensure:

Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) 

 

Education:

Doctoral Candidate of Psychology 

Master of Social Work

BFA  Arts Management

 

Additional Training/Certifications:

AASECT Certified Sex Educator

Bringing Baby Home Educator

Prepare-Enrich Facilitator & Facilitator Trainer

Spiritually Sensitive Psychotherapy

 

ABOUT:

Lisa Watts has provided personalized psychotherapeutic care to patients since 2008. She has worked in the public and private sectors of mental health, including four years of service as the Executive Director of a non-profit community mental health organization. She authored and runs LifeGate's pre-marital workshop, Prepare for Marriage (PFM), and has taught psychology and sexual health education at the university level. Lisa is the host of Sex Ed Salon, a sexual health education program for parents of college bound teenagers.  Additionally, Lisa is an active academic researcher with an expertise in psychosexual wellbeing and health education pedagogy.