About Your Providers

Dr. Lisa Lavella, PsyD, BC-TMH

Dr. Lavella is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist and has over 20 years of diverse clinical work experience.  Dr. Lisa holds Clinical Psychology Licenses in Arizona and Illinois.  Dr. Lisa Lavella is also a Board Certified Tele-mental Health Provider (BC-TMH).  She provides therapy, coaching, and consulting in-person, via video-conferencing, and on-site.  She graduated with a Doctorate of Psychology in Clinical Psychology (Psy.D) Summa Cum Laude with a 4.0 from Adler University, Chicago, Illinois in 2004.  Dr. Lisa was inducted into the Psi Chi Honors Society.  She has owned and operated her own full-time clinical private practice since 2006, working with adults and adolescents, as a clinical psychologist, individual therapist, couples therapist, family therapist, life coach, and consultant.  Dr. Lisa is a member of the American Psychological Association (APA).  Dr. Lisa Lavella also has previous experience working as an adjunct faculty for Adler University, Chicago, Illinois, teaching courses to Doctoral and Masters level students in group psychotherapy, ethics and professional issues, and clinical assessment intervention.  Dr. Lisa’s prior work experiences also include Co-director of Training, serving as a clinical supervisor to Doctoral and Masters level students.  In addition, Dr. Lisa has worked with the homeless, and inpatient psychiatric care.

Christina Liakopoulos, LCSW, BC-TMH

Christina Liakopoulosis a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) and has over 20 years of diverse clinical work experience.  Christina holds Clinical Social Worker Licenses in Arizona, Illinois, and Indiana. Christina is also a Board Certified Telemental Health Provider (BC-TMH).  Christina provides therapy, coaching, and consulting in-person, via video-conferencing, and on-site.  In addition, Christina provides therapy and coaching in English and in Greek.  She graduated with a Masters Degree in Social Work (MSW) Summa Cum Laude with a 4.0 from Indiana University in 2004.  Christina was inducted in the Phi Alpha Honors Society and is a member of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW).  Christina Liakopoulos, LCSW, BC – TMH has also received extensive advanced clinical training, with an emphasis in psychotherapy, from the Institute for Clinical Social Work in Chicago, Illinois.  Christina’s prior work experience includes: working in private practice, as an individual adult and adolescent therapist, couples therapist, family therapist, life coach, and consultant.  Christina also has previous experience working in community mental health, and inpatient and outpatient psychiatric care.  In addition, Christina has worked as an adjunct faculty for Adler University, in Chicago, Illinois teaching courses to Doctoral and Masters level students in group psychotherapy and theories of personality and intervention.

OUR CLIENTELE

We are an all-inclusive practice and serve people of all diversities, cultural, ethnic, and religious groups; lifestyles, sexual orientations, and genders. Both Dr. Lisa Lavalla, PsyD, BC-TMH & Christina Liakopoulos, LCSW, BC- TMH are ready to help you.