Our Experience

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We each bring decades of experience in individual therapy,
couples therapy, life coaching and consulting with a broad
range of disorders; and self, social, family, love, and work issues.

Our System

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Empower You Experts System is designed to help you
become unstuck, thrive, and teach you the techniques
to empower you to achieve your life goals and potential.

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About Dr. Lisa & Christina

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Co-Owners of Empower You Experts, Inc. provides in-person therapy,
life coaching, and consultation in Arizona; and online therapy in
Arizona, Illinois, and Indiana

About Us


Over 40 collective years of diverse Clinical Experience, Dr. Lisa Lavella, Psy.D and Christina Liakopoulos, LCSW provide Individual Therapy, Couples Therapy, Family Therapy, Teletherapy, Life Coaching, and Professional and Business Consulting working with Adults, Couples, and Adolescents.  Dr. Lisa Lavella, PsyD, BC-TMH and Christina Liakopoulos, LCSW, BC-TMH, utilizing evidence based methods, can help you to become unstuck and create positive, powerful, energetic changes in your life.  We created an Empower You Experts System to help individuals accomplish their self, love/relationships, family, work, social, spiritual, power and energy goals.  Our system will empower you to achieve your potential and goals, such as alleviating anxiety and depression, reducing stress, restoring love and family relationships, healing past and present wounds, and transforming anger into positive, constructive emotions and behaviors.

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Our Approach


  • We Work With The General Population, Diverse Groups, Cultural And Ethnic Groups, And All Sexual Orientations And Genders.  We Offer A Broad Array Of Expertise and Specializations in Psychology.
  • We utilize an Eclectic Approach with Empirically Proven Methods to provide treatment techniques, strategies, and interventions to our clients, incorporating Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mindfulness Therapy, Insight-Oriented/Psychodynamic Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy and Motivational Interviewing.

Empower You Experts System

  • Evidence Based Treatment Methods; utilizing a Unique Individualized Treatment Plan with both Short-Term and Long-Term Goals; and Recommendations and Homework presented during Each Session.
  • Empowers You to Reach Your Potential.
  • We created an Empower You Experts System to help Individuals, Couples, and Families accomplish Self, Family, Love/Relationship, Work/School, Social, and Spiritual LIFE GOALS through the use of POWER and ENERGY Interventions.

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Licensed in Arizona


  • Dr. Lisa Lavella is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist in the state of Arizona.
  • Christina Liakopoulos is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Arizona.
  • Both Dr. Lisa Lavella, PsyD, Scottsdale Psychologist and Christina Liakopoulos, LCSW, Therapist in Scottsdale, are Co-Owners and Directors of Empower You Experts, Inc.
  • Dr. Lisa Lavella, PsyD and Christina Liakopoulos, LCSW practice in Scottsdale, and work within the surrounding locations, such as Scottsdale, Cave Creek, Carefree, Troon North, Phoenix, Tucson, Paradise Valley, Goodyear, Fountain Hills, Tempe, Mesa, Chandler, Glendale, Gilbert, Peoria, Avondale, Sun City West, Surprise, El Mirage, Sedona, Queen Creek, Apache Junction, Gold Canyon, San Tan and San Lakes.

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Specializations


Some of our Specializations include anxiety, depression, relationship/couples issues, addictions, cancer, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), eating disorders, insomnia, bullying and much more.


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Practice Modalities


Our practice areas include Individual Therapy, Couples Therapy, Family Therapy, Life Coaching, Teletherapy and Professional and Business Consulting.  Click below to learn more about how we can help you.


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TESTIMONIALS
Given the confidential nature of our work, no names or initials will be presented here.

Thank you, Christina! You have really made a difference in the life of my teenage daughter. She feels much more confident today, her grades have improved and she now has a sense of direction for college.

TESTIMONIALS
Given the confidential nature of our work, no names or initials will be presented here.

After seeing Dr. Lisa, my wife and I have found our love again through learning how to connect and communicate with each other! We are now able to enjoy time together and work through conflict constructively.

TESTIMONIALS
Given the confidential nature of our work, no names or initials will be presented here.

Since 2014 my family and I have worked with both Dr. Lisa and Christina for individual and couple’s therapy. We are pleased to say how Empower You Experts have helped us gain strategies to manage our anxiety and addictive behaviors and find positive ways to like each other and have fun again.

TESTIMONIALS
Given the confidential nature of our work, no names or initials will be presented here.

Christina has been such an important presence in my life. I was able to tell her things I couldn’t tell anyone else. Her empathy, expertise, and techniques have helped me to achieve my work and personal goals.

TESTIMONIALS
Given the confidential nature of our work, no names or initials will be presented here.

Dr. Lisa, I so appreciate all of your compassion, insightfulness, and strategies, through the difficult experiences I’ve been through, over the years. You have given me strength, skills and courage to overcome my demons.

TESTIMONIALS
Given the confidential nature of our work, no names or initials will be presented here.

Dedicated and highly skilled therapists! I will continue to refer family and friends to Empower You Experts. After coming out of treatment for an eating disorder, my family and I have worked with Empower You Experts to develop a healthy relationship with food and each other, by helping us gain awareness of the underlying causes.

TESTIMONIALS
Given the confidential nature of our work, no names or initials will be presented here.

As an Athletic Director, I have personally used the services of Empower You Experts and have sent many athletes there. They provide consistent, intelligent strategies and successful outcomes.

TESTIMONIALS
Given the confidential nature of our work, no names or initials will be presented here.

We came to therapy as a couple to Empower You Experts and then sent our son there, as well. Dr. Lisa and Christina are friendly, kind, and provide you with the tools to help you achieve your goals.

TESTIMONIALS
Given the confidential nature of our work, no names or initials will be presented here.

I am a Mom, wife and involved community member. I have sent many people, including myself, to Empower You Experts, and I have only experienced and heard great things about their services, including continuous life changing results.

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