Lisa Race is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker specializing in individual, couples and family therapy. She maintains a private practice in SE Portland, Oregon.
With over 30 years experience as a marriage and family therapist, and as a graduate of Portland State University specializing in family therapy, she is currently serving as a private practitioner working with a broad spectrum of clients. Among her areas of expertise are treatment for depression and anxiety, trauma and the mind body connection. Lisa is interested in the neuroscience of stress and trauma and using meditation, yoga and breath work as a healing tool.
In addition to being a prominent relationship therapist, Lisa has presented at National conferences and to general audiences speaking on the topics of building collaborative partnerships between parents and school staff, resiliency in youth, and social justice and diversity work.
Lisa is the co-author of Building Assets in Your School: Moving from Incidental to Intentional. She has taught graduate level courses on Family Dynamics, Social Work in Schools and currently teaches several courses in Social Work at the Graduate School of Social Work at Portland State University.
Lisa is an interactive, collaborative therapist. Her therapeutic approach is to provide support and practical feedback to help clients effectively address personal life challenges. She integrates complementary methodologies and techniques to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client. With compassion and understanding, she works with each individual to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they are committed to accomplishing.
M.S.W. Portland State University , 1990
B.S. in Psychology Lewis & Clark College 1985