Lisa Philippart LPC, NCC, BCPCC
Lisa Philippart earned her Master of Arts in Counseling and Human Services from the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs in 2006. Lisa is a Licensed Professional Counselor, a National Certified Counselor, and a Board Certified Professional Christian Counselor. She has also earned a Certification in Geriatric Counseling, is a Board-Certified TeleMental Health Provider, and is a Prepare Enrich Facilitator for couples. Lisa is the only HSP- (Highly Sensitive Person) trained therapist in North Alabama.
Lisa’s areas of specialization include anxiety, panic disorder, depression, eating disorders, grief and loss, premarital counseling and couples counseling, personal growth, military-related challenges, end of life issues, and geriatric concerns. Lisa works with all adults over the age of 16, and utilizes techniques from Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Cognitive Behavior Therapy, and Solution Focused Therapy. Lisa divides her time between private practice and Athens State University, where she provides personal counseling services to faculty, staff, and students.
Lisa’s treatment focus is to help individuals and couples heal, energize and become aware of their inner strengths. “I begin by meeting you where you are, listening to your concerns, and then customizing a plan for you to achieve your goals. I promise to be there for you on every step of your journey. I want to help you to grow from your struggles, heal from your pain, and move forward to where you want be with your life.”
Lisa believes in supporting the community by volunteering her time as a Give an Hour Provider. She also counsels pro bono the staff and residents at 305 8th Street, a residential facility for adults with cognitive and/or mental health challenges. She serves as Treasurer on the Board of Directors at 305 8th Street. Lisa also writes a bi-monthly column in the Athens Now newspaper entitled “Mental Health Minute.”