Lisa Saunders, LPC, LMFT-Associate |

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Lisa Saunders earned her Masters of Arts degree in Professional Counseling from Dallas Baptist University in 2014 and is currently working on her PhD in Marriage & Family Therapy at Texas Wesleyan University in Fort Worth with an Academic Excellence Scholarship. She is a fully licensed LPC with the state of Texas as well as an LMFT Associate, specializing in couples and family therapy.


Clinical Specialties: Grief, stress, anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, addiction, abuse, communication & relationships, premarital, infidelity, couples & family therapy, medical & caregiver challenges, ADHD, academic & career, self-esteem, existential issues & suffering.

Professional Affiliations:  AAMFT (American Association of Marriage & Family Therapy) & TAMFT (Texas Association of Marriage & Family Therapy).

Lisa has garnered experience at both Dallas Baptist University Counseling Center as well as at Texas Wesleyan University Community Counseling Center.  She has worked with a variety of individuals and families of diverse ages, ethnicities, and presenting challenges. With a background in education as well as life experience in raising five children, both clinical knowledge and skill as well as life wisdom come into play in her sessions.  She has studied Discernment Counseling at the University of Minnesota with Dr. Steve Harris and is certified in Level One Gottman Method Couple Therapy.  She lives locally with her husband of 34 years, a beautiful lab/shepherd dog, and several children in the young adult stage.

I view clients through the lens of possibility and not dysfunction. Working from a strengths-based perspective, I utilize solution focused and narrative therapies to build resilience and bring out the best in clients and their relationships. I especially love working with couples and families from a systemic perspective but work with all clients regardless of presenting need. I am passionate about hope and healing as I work with clients from their unique worldviews and abilities.

Lisa Saunders, LPC, LMFT-Associate

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