Lisa Beck is a clinical social worker who works with people of all ages to overcome mental health and emotional issues to help them resume an optimal level of functioning in daily life, employment and interpersonal relationships.
Lisa holds a Master of Social Work degree from Wilfrid Laurier University and is a registered social worker with additional training in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Dialectical Behavioural Therapy, Transhealth, Play Therapy, Theraplay and Triple P Parenting Program.
Lisa believes all people have the capacity to grow, change and lead a more fulfilling life when provided with the right combination of support and skill development. Her primary orientation is cognitive behavioural which focuses on challenging and changing unhelpful cognitive distortions and behaviours, improving emotional regulation and the development of personal coping strategies that target solving current problems.
Lisa is currently employed by the Nova Scotia Health Authority as a clinical therapist on working with Children and Youth in schools. She has worked as a social worker since 2001 and her employment history includes working for Kinark Child and Family Services and private practice in Barrie, Ontario and in private practice in Liverpool, Nova Scotia. She has also been a guest speaker at the Suicide Prevention Conference in Orillia, Ontario.