MEET LISA DONNELLAN
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.
"Lisa is professional, caring, and a good listener. I leave our sessions feeling understood and encouraged."
"'Empathetic; professional; courteous and without the uncomfortable “being judged” vibe that often comes with the mental health territory."
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
2020 - present
Co-founder Lifestages, LLC
1997 - present
Clinical Licensure in Social Work
New Hampshire & Massachusetts
MSW | Boston University
School of Social Work
National Association of Social Workers (NASW)
Aging Life Care Association
Founding Social Worker
Elliot Memory & Mobility Center
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.