Lisa graduated from the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh in 1990 with a Bachelors of Science degree in the Liberal Arts with an emphasis in speech and organizational communications. In 1993 she obtained a Masters Degree in Education with an emphasis in Community Counseling from UW Oshkosh. She has studied with Transformations and the School of Spiritual Psychology and has taken additional coursework in Integrative Medicine and Psychology.

Lisa became Certified in 1993 and Licensed in 1996 as a Professional Counselor with the State of Wisconsin. She became board certified by the National Board of Certified Counselors in October, 2005. Lisa obtained certification as a narrative therapist in August of 2016. In June of 2018, Lisa was granted the Certified Eating Disorders Specialist designation by the International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals. Lisa has a strong interest in holistic healing and continues to integrate the creative healing arts, breath work, and other holistic healing modalities in her professional work.

Lisa resides in West Bend, Wisconsin and has deep roots in this community. Alongside her family and a German Shorthair Pointer named Beau, they live an active life, involving themselves in the community and enjoying time with family and friends. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, writing, creating art, guitar playing and communing with nature. You'll often find Lisa at one of the many local coffee shops, a craft fair, the farmer's market, or enjoying the beautiful surroundings of the Kettle Moraine area.