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Lisa VanVleet Psychotherapy, LCSW

Not Taking New Clients

Lisa VanVleet is an experienced psychodynamic psychotherapist. You can expect nonjudgmental curiosity about you as a unique person. She focuses on your strengths and advocates for self-compassion and mindfulness. Lisa is an ally to the LGBTQIA+ community, trauma-informed, and knows what you are dealing with is tough. Together, she can help you work through your challenges.

Specialties
  • Anxiety and Panic Disorders
  • Depression
  • LGBTQIA+
  • Trauma and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Self-Harm and Suicidal Feelings
Pay with insurance
  • UnitedHealthcare
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • Cigna
  • Aetna
  • UMR
  • Oscar
  • UHC Student Resources
Pay out-of-pocket
  • $ $ $ $ $
    $80-140
Licensed in
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  • Texas
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“I was always interested in how our minds work, how each person is unique despite similar circumstances, what makes some of us creative and resilient, and why some of us fall between the cracks.”
What was your path to becoming a therapist?
I was always interested in how our minds work, how each person is unique despite similar circumstances, what makes some of us creative and resilient, and why some of us fall between the cracks. I found this passion before junior high and have followed through with a BA in psychology, a master’s in social work, a psychodynamic fellowship, and a PhD from Smith College where I am now a post-resident candidate.
What should someone know about working with you?
I start where you are. Tell me what is on your mind while I listen and consider what you are sharing. What brought you here today? What have you already survived and how did you manage? What is tripping you up now? I do not assign homework, but I do encourage journaling if you find it to be beneficial.
What do you do to continue learning and building competencies as a provider?
I am delving into the spiritual trauma, the injuries that many of us experience at the very depths of identity after painful experiences. I intend to defend this research, "Spiritual Trauma with LGBTQIA+ Individuals" to complete my dissertation and Ph.D. in 2022.
“I found this passion before junior high and have followed through with a BA in psychology, a master’s in social work, a psychodynamic fellowship, and a PhD from Smith College where I am now a post-resident candidate.”