Lisa Bahar, M.A., LMFT, LPCC

Lisa Bahar is licensed marriage and family therapist, and a licensed professional clinical counselor. She also serves as an Adjunct Professor and Alumni Ambassador for Pepperdine University’s Graduate School of Education and Psychology. Lisa earned her Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology with an emphasis in Marriage & Family Therapy from Pepperdine and her Bachelor of Arts in Cinema Television Production from University of Southern California. She enjoys implementing the cinema into a therapeutic process, described as Cinema-Therapy. Lisa Bahar’s practice is located in Newport Beach, California where she provides mental health counseling and psychotherapy to individuals dealing with mood, addiction and personality disorders by using Dialectical Behavior Therapy, an intervention designed for those dealing with emotional dysregulation and self-injury. In addition, Lisa is a PhD candidate for the Global Leadership and Change program, Cohort 2020 at Pepperdine University’s GSEP.