MEET LISA DONNELLAN

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Lisa Donnellan, LICSW, CMC

With over 25 years of experience as a licensed clinical social worker, Lifestages co-founder Lisa Donnellan provides comprehensive individual and family psychotherapy services using a variety of modalities best suited to your needs.   A natural at building therapeutic relationships, Lisa draws on her background in cognitive behavioral therapy and contemplative mindfulness training to offer a solution-focused and practical approach to her therapy sessions.


Lisa is also Lifestage's lead geriatric care manager.  She provides care management for individuals and families facing new or advancing health challenges.  Lisa helps you identify strengths and needs, form a long-term care plan, and connect you with trusted services.  She provides support with medical appointments to advocate for the care and resources you need to make your daily life easier.  Care management can be especially helpful when family members live far apart.  

 

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"Lisa is professional, caring, and a good listener. I leave our sessions feeling understood and encouraged."

- Carol

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"'Empathetic; professional; courteous and without the uncomfortable “being judged” vibe that often comes with the mental health territory."

- Samara

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"Outstanding provider!"

- Cheryl

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

2020 - present

Co-founder Lifestages, LLC

1997 - present

Clinical Licensure in Social Work

New Hampshire & Massachusetts

1996

MSW | Boston University

School of Social Work

2020

National Association of Social Workers (NASW)

2020

Aging Life Care Association

2000-2020

Founding Social Worker

Elliot Memory & Mobility Center

Londonderry, NH

 

BACKGROUND

Lisa Donnellan, LICSW, CMC is a graduate of the Boston University School of Social Work where she completed a master’s degree in clinical social work with individuals and families. She maintains independent clinical licensure in New Hampshire and Massachusetts. Over the last 25 years, Lisa’s clinical interests have led her to pursue work in a variety of settings including behavioral health, hospice, schools, psychiatric emergency services, and most recently as the founding social worker for the Elliot Memory and Mobility Center in Londonderry, NH. There, Lisa created the family education and support program, working closely with the multidisciplinary team to assess and treat depression, anxiety, caregiver stress, safety concerns, and community resource needs.