Lindsay E. Lennertz, Psy.D.
My therapeutic focus is centered on the unique life story and strengths that my clients bring in with them. Having been a Spanish teacher and otherwise worked in many schools, I take into account the systems (such as family, school, culture, etc.) that the people I work with are a part of, and I tailor my interventions to work in collaboration with these systems. With an array of experiences working with different age groups in different parts of the world, my life adventures enable me to provide culturally and socially sensitive interventions. I am well-versed in crisis situations, having worked at in inpatient hospitals and juvenile prison, and am familiar with home-based, school-based, and work-based forms of therapy. I have particular expertise working with: teens who self-harm and/or deal with suicidal thoughts or urges, parents who are having difficulty finding effective means of discipline, families who struggle to work well together, and children for whom talk therapy is insufficient for meeting their therapeutic needs.
Areas of specialty:
- Ages 3+
- Modalities: individual, family, and group therapies
- Psychological Evaluations
- Interventions: strength-based, client-centered, child-centered and experiential play, sand tray, experiential, existential, humanistic, trauma-specific, DBT (Dialectical Behavior Therapy), CBT (Cognitive Behavior Therapy), parenting skills training, and family therapy interventions.
- Clients experiencing the following symptoms:
- Developmental disability
- Self-harm and suicidality
- Interpersonal relationship challenges
- Parenting discipline challenges
- Family functioning challenges
- Social skills challenges
- Life transition challenges
- Bilingual (English & Spanish) counseling