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Lisa Therapy in Barcelona Collaborating Therapist in Their Own Words

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I would like to invite you into a space where together we will be able to explore anything concerning your life, identity, and mental health.

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Welcome!

My name is Lisa.I'm a psychology-trained therapist from Germany.

I fell in love with Spain when I first moved here 8 years ago. After living here for a year, I studied clinical psychology in The Netherlands and later started working in Germany for a few years. However, I was always drawn back to Spain.

Barcelona is an amazing city for me as a person who is intrigued by art, loves amazing food, and wants to meet like-minded politically engaged and queer people.

English and German

Adults, Couples, Adolescents 

BSc Psychology, MSc Clinical Psychology, Trauma Therapy Training.

So, what does working with me feel like?

I will give you time to express yourself. 

I encourage transparent and honest exchanges with you. I know it can be hard to share personal details, so you can relax and take your time to share.

I have an integrative approach.

I draw from my knowledge of CBT (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy), Narrative Exposure Therapy, Imagery Rescripting, ACT (Acceptance and Commitment Therapy), DBT (Dialectical Behaviour Therapy), and other Third Wave approaches including Mindfulness. 

I offer a professional yet warm and non-hierarchical relationship.

As a therapist I am not “higher up,” I simply have a learned set of skills to share with you to help improve your mental health and wellbeing – just as YOU have skills I may not yet have (like playing the guitar).

I provide a space of unconditional acceptance.

Where your experiences, beliefs, opinions, and perspectives are accepted, validated and treated with understanding. 

Who do I help?

Individuals

Trauma, Sexual Trauma, Sexual Issues, Exploring and Affirming Sexuality or Gender Identity, Relationship Struggles in Monogamous or Consensual Non-Monogamous Relationships, Navigating Polyamory. Anxiety, Depression, Worry, Adjustment, Self-Esteem.

Couples - Partners

Relationship struggles, sexual concerns and attachment issues in all types of monogamous or non-monogamous relationships. Navigating Consensual Non-Monogamous Relationship Styles/Polyamory.

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All sexual orientations, gender identities and relationship styles welcome.

Adolescents

Depression, anxiety, loss and trauma.

My interest in how the human brain works was sparked as a child, when my great-grandmother developed Alzheimer’s.

I have always loved helping and listening to people to try to understand what is troubling them.

When I moved to The Netherlands, I had a wonderful host mom who was a therapist. She shared inspirational stories about her work and encouraged me to study Psychology.

After completing my studies and in the course of my counselling work with refugees, I became interested in all types of trauma and resulting mental health concerns (PTSD, anxiety, depression, personality changes).

I love how my job is always interesting because all clients have their own special story, background, and way of living.

How did I realise my calling in life was psychology?

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details that shape me as a person

When I was a teen, skydiving was my hobby.  I jumped over 100 times out of an old Antonov AN-2 airplane.

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I am non-binary, bisexual, and polyamorous.
My pronouns are they /them /theirs. I am able to relate to some of the challenges queer or non-monogamous people might experience.

I love swimming and being in water in general. The most beautiful creature I have seen was a mantis shrimp while diving in the ocean.

Let me share a self-compassion exercise: writing a love letter to yourself!

In my clients own words - therapy with me

Lisa has been fully understanding, switched on and very aware. I have learnt a great deal about myself and others. I have had three therapists and they're the best so far.

Although I'm very early on in my journey, I can already feel in my body the changes that are being made. Most importantly, I've never felt judged and finally feel I am healing. I've already recommended Therapy in Barcelona to many others.

This is my first time having therapy so I haven't got anything to compare it to but my sessions with Lisa have been really helpful. [Lisa is] really understanding and insightful, and an excellent listener. Even though some sessions were difficult and not very pleasant (in terms of accessing certain memories), Lisa was very kind and led me through the whole process. Even though we've only had 6 sessions, already a weight has been lifted.

Lisa's Fees

Reduced Fee Places First session as above then reductions to be discussed with Lisa. If you belong to a marginalised group (e.g. BIPoC, Asian, Latinx, LGBTQIA+, queer, trans/non-binary/gender non-conforming, Jewish, Muslim, disabled, low SES, etc.) and don’t have the economic resources to pay the full session fee, you can ask for a reduced session fee of 55-70 Euros for individual sessions and 105-115 Euros for couple’s sessions. Limited spots available.

Are you ready to develop the tools you need in a safe space?

If you need support, fill in the form, and the Intake Coordinator will contact you within 24-48 hours.

What I love the most about my profession is seeing the significant impact being truly heard and seen has on an individual's wellbeing.