Lisa Watts, LCSW

ABOUT LISA

As a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Lisa has worked in the public and private sectors of mental health care including four years of service as the Executive Director of a non-profit community mental health organization in Midtown, Atlanta. Her research interest is the intersection of emotional intelligence, sexuality and mental health. 

Lisa is a Doctoral Candidate of Psychology, a sex educator and sex therapist.  She is a member of the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors, and Therapists (AASECT), the International Society for the Scientific Study of Women’s Sexual Health (ISSWSH), the Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality (SSSS), and the Society for Sex Therapy and Research (SSTAR).

PRACTICE FOCUS

Lisa has been trained traditionally as a social scientist with graduate level training in human sexuality and spiritually integrated psychotherapy. Utilizing a growth oriented approach, Lisa works with her clients to maximize personal and relational awareness. She works with individuals (male & female 18+) and couples in the following areas:

  • Emotional intelligence in relationships
  • Pre-marital counseling
  • Couples counseling
  • Sex therapy  
  • Sex education
  • Pregnancy/motherhood/parenting support
  • Infidelity (individuals only)
  • Civilized separation support (pre/during/post-divorce)
  • Personal/professional balance 
  • Support for professional women 

EDUCATION

Ph.D. Psychology (Doctoral Candidate): University of West Georgia
Masters of Social Work: Georgia State University
BFA Brenau Women’s College