Registered Social Worker
Lisa Harripersad is a Registered social worker with over 20 years experience working with individuals, couples and families. After completing a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology and a Masters Degree in Social Work, Lisa worked at an Ontario Children's Aid Society with children in need of protection. Lisa then spent five years working in the UK with the Oxfordshire County Council supporting adults and children affected by adoption, followed by a further seven years in France in private practice working with expatriates and their families. Since returning to Canada, Lisa has been working in the mental health field through a child and family services mental health agency as well as the public school board providing support to children and parents as well school staff who are impacted by issues surrounding anxiety, depression, trauma and attachment. Lisa has supported emergency service providers and first responders with post traumatic stress and various other mental health challenges through her continuing private practice.
Lisa's approach is non-judgmental, trauma-informed and strengths-based. She cultivates a safe and compassionate space for clients to put feelings and thoughts into words, increasing self-awareness and aiding self-development. By helping clients to identify and build on their personal strengths, the goal is a positive outcome and an improved quality of life.
Please contact Lisa at 437-580-3212