Lisa Mathis, LMSW

You are the master of your domain. I'm here to walk alongside you.

I view myself as a guide on your journey to self-discovery and acceptance. 

Becoming a therapist was a natural journey for me. For as long as I can remember, I have had an interest in helping people become their best possible selves. Human resiliency is amazing! It allows me to see the possible in situations that appear impossible. I enjoy walking alongside my clients in their journey and helping them see the sun and hope in situations that appear dark and hopeless.

I will always provide a space for you to be unapologetically you! I’m a good listener.

We can go as fast or as slow as you would like. 

EDUCATION

  • BS in Psychology, Grand Valley State University
  • Master of Social Work, Grand Valley State University

WORKS WITH

  • Teens
  • Adults
  • Couples
  • Families

TYPES OF THERAPY

  • Person Centered Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Trauma-Focused Therapy
  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)

Life is challenging. At some point in life, we all need help. Although I believe everyone is the expert of their own lives, it can be helpful to have a guide who can offer an alternate route or a different perspective to assist us with reaching our destination in a safer and sometimes quicker timeframe. We all need to feel heard, appreciated, and valued.

My approach to therapy is client-centered. I strive to provide a safe, non-judgmental, accepting therapy environment where people can feel free to be themselves and express their thoughts, worries, goals, experiences, and ideas without constraints.

FAVORITE SELF-CARE

I find peace in prayer and meditation. I also enjoy sitting and taking in the beauty of this earth:  sunrise, sunset, sitting at the lake viewing the water, smelling the rain on a warm summer day. I also enjoy gardening… feeling the soil in my hands and watching life sprout a new.

FUN FACTS

  • I love cartoons and most animated movies. I’m a kid at heart.
  • I’ve been writing short fiction since elementary school and have won a couple of writing contests.

LIFE MOTTO

  • Our limitations are only what we believe them to be.
  • We are all a work in progress.

Contact us to setup online therapy with Lisa!

Email hello@riveroakspsychology.com

Call/text 248-717-1232