My Approach to Helping
Lisa Bahar is a licensed marriage and family therapist and licensed professional clinical counselor, having received her graduate degree from Pepperdine University in Clinical Psychology with an emphasis in marriage and family therapy and her Baccalaureate in Cinema-Television Production from the University of Southern California.
Lisa is known as a creative therapist particularly with her use of Cinema-Therapy, a collaborative tool of using film stories as symbolic metaphors of problems and challenges clients may be facing. Lisa is also known as a DBT therapist and provides a comprehensive DBT Informed Skills Training groups in Orange County at her private practice in Newport Beach.
In addition to Lisa's private practice in Newport Beach, she also maintains a private practice at Southern California Psychiatric Associates located in Laguna Niguel. She works closely with a psychiatrist MD, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants to provide the most comprehensive therapy and treatment for mental health issues clients may be facing.
In addition to having her own private practice, Lisa is part of the Safe Harbor House Clinical Team with the Capella, Magellan and Knox programs where she provides individual therapy, DBT Skills Training and Cinema Therapy groups. She is one of Safe Harbor House?s primary therapists and preferred providers for their outpatient programs for those client transitioning in care.
More Info About My Practice
I am credentialed with most insurance panels, please call to verify. I also work with clients to bill PPO Out of Network benefits. Individual Psychotherapy fee is $150.00 per 50 minute session. I provide a one time free consultation visit to give you the opportunity to meet me and consider whether I can support your therapuetic needs.