Lisa Conn Akoni, MA, MFT

Lisa has 25 years of experience in the behavioral health field, earning her bachelor’s degree in Sociology at the University of California Santa Cruz and her master’s degree in Clinical Psychology from Antioch University Santa Barbara. Her academic training and expertise are in Clinical Psychology with specializations in Couples Therapy, Crisis Intervention & Assessment, Trauma, Gender Specific Treatment, Childhood/Adolescent/Adult Sexual Abuse & Assault, Personality Disorders, Harm Reduction, Positive Youth Development, Juvenile Justice & Child Welfare Involved Youth, Attachment Disorders, Commercial Sexual Exploitation, and Trauma Focused Sex Trafficking Program Development and Training. Her primary passion is developing innovative supports for youth and young adults through inclusion, opportunity, empowerment, connection, and strengthening resilience.