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Lisa Rutherford, MSW, LICSW

Lisa is a licensed clinical social worker who has been working in mental health for over 13 years. Lisa earned her Bachelor’s degree from Notre Dame College and her Master’s Degree in Social Work from the University of New Hampshire. She assists children, adolescents, adults, and families seeking help with adjustment issues, anxiety, depression, family conflict, parenting and trauma.

Lisa's approach to mental health treatment is supportive and psychodynamic. She uses different modalities which include play therapy, cognitive-behavior therapy 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 in a community mental health setting.

Lisa has office hours on Monday and Tuesday, Thursday and Friday.

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