Lisa Chisholm

 

Lisa is a Clinical Psychologist who provides a range of psychological services to individuals, families, schools and organisations.  Lisa works in a collaborative and non-judgemental manner and is passionate about working with children, adolescents and adults to improve their wellbeing in a way that is sustainable for them.  Lisa also has a particular interest with working with young people and adults who have experienced trauma.

Lisa completed her Honours in Psychology and Master of Psychology (Clinical) at Flinders University. She has also received specialist training in Family Systems Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Narrative Therapy, and Child and Adolescent Psychology.  She is registered with the Psychology Board of Australia and is a member of the Australian Psychological Society.  Lisa regularly works with clients referred through a variety of pathways, including Medicare, the NDIS and private clients.

Lisa regularly provides psychological services to students at schools who have partnered with Psychology SA.  In addition she frequently consults with families, teachers, support staff and other allied health professionals to improve their ability to support their children.  Lisa has previous experience working in child protection, family reunification, and youth homelessness settings.

Lisa regularly conducts comprehensive psychoeducational assessments for students experiencing learning difficulties, and to diagnose conditions such as intellectual disability, specific learning disorders and ADHD.

Lisa is also available to deliver workshops and seminars on a wide range of topics to a range of audiences.  Lisa’s recent workshops and seminars have included ways for young people to improve their mental health, dementia knowledge and assistance for carers, identification and management of executive functioning issues and ways for teachers to support their students’ social and emotional wellbeing.