Lisa Rutherford, MSW, LICSW, earned her Bachelor’s degree from Notre Dame College and her Master’s Degree in Social Work from the University of New Hampshire. Lisa assists children, adolescents, adults, and families seeking help with adjustment issues, anxiety, depression, family conflict, and trauma.
Lisa's approach to mental health treatment is supportive and psychodynamic. She uses different modalities which include Play Therapy, Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Gentle Reprocessing, and Solution-Focused Therapy. Lisa provides her clients with warmth, compassion, and a sense of calm.
Prior to working at Capital Valley Counseling, Lisa worked as a counselor in an adolescent residential treatment facility, provided intensive home based family therapy to court appointed youth and their families, and provided child and family counseling at Riverbend Community Mental Health.
Lisa has office hours on Monday and Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, 9am - 5pm.
Insurances accepted: Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Harvard Pilgrim, Tufts, Aetna, Tricare/Humana, Medicaid, and Cigna.