About Our Therapists
Dr. Lisa Lavella, Psy.D
Christina Liakopoulos, LCSW
Dr. Rachelle Beard, PhD
With decades of clinical experience and expertise in individual and couples’ therapy, life coaching and consultation;
we specialize in a very broad range of emotional disorders and self, love/sex, work, family, cultural, and social issues. Empower You Experts are your professional psychologist, therapist, counselor, and psychological services in Scottsdale and Phoenix, Arizona. Dr. Lisa Lavella, Psy.D, Christina Liakopoulos, LCSW and Dr. Rachelle Beard, PhD have decades of diverse clinical experience, providing individual therapy, couples’ therapy, teletherapy, life coaching, adolescent and child therapy, and professional and business consulting. Empower You Experts utilize evidence-based strategies that can help you become unstuck and 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.
As your professional psychologist, therapists, and counselors in Scottsdale and Phoenix, AZ we’re an all-inclusive practice providing services to diverse groups, cultural & ethnic groups, all sexual orientations, and all 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 (CBT), Mindfulness Therapy, Insight-Oriented/Psychodynamic Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) 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 using power and energy interventions.
LICENSED THERAPISTS IN SCOTTSDALE, PHOENIX, AZ
- Dr. Lisa Lavella, PsyD, BC-TMH is the President and Psychologist at Empower You Experts and is licensed in Arizona and Illinois.
- Christina Liakopoulos, LCSW, BC-TMH is the Clinical Director of Empower You Experts and is licensed in Arizona, Illinois and Indiana.
- Dr. Rachelle Beard, PhD is a Psychologist at Empower You Experts and is licensed in Arizona.
Counseling Specializations in Scottsdale and Phoenix, AZ
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, ADHD and much more.
COUNSELING AND THERAPY PRACTICE AREAS
Our practice areas include individual therapy, couples therapy, family therapy, life coaching, tele-therapy and professional and business consulting. We are your expert psychologist, therapist, and counselor in Scottsdale, AZ. Click below to learn more about how we can help you today!
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
We practice 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.