Lisa Palac is a licensed psychotherapist and sex therapist, specializing in healthy intimacy, healing sexual trauma, and treating both love addiction and love avoidance. She is committed to helping couples and individuals discover their highest level of sexual well-being and authenticity.
She received extensive training at the Center for Healthy Sex in Los Angeles, where she worked with clients on a wide variety of sexual and relationship issues, as well as love and sex addiction, and intimate partner betrayal. She facilitated women’s intimacy groups and developed the center’s 3-Day Women’s Love Addiction workshop. Lisa is also trained in the Trauma Resiliency Model (Level 1) and also Brainspotting, a relatively new approach to healing trauma.
Lisa has also worked in community mental health, providing psychotherapy to individuals, couples, adolescents and families at the Antioch University Counseling Center, a clinic known for serving Los Angeles’ culturally broad and sexually diverse community. She has also provided psychotherapy to adolescents in the Los Angeles’ public schools, helping teenagers heal from depression, anxiety, trauma, and family conflicts.
As an author, journalist and media consultant for over 20 years, Lisa’s work focused on the intersection of sex and technology, with an emphasis on female sexual empowerment. She has a graduate degree in Clinical Psychology from Antioch University and a bachelor’s degree in Media Arts from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design. Lisa is a member of the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists (AASECT) and the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (CAMFT). LMFT #101981EMDR International Association (EMDRIA).