Lisa Petronella- RN, CIT
Lisa Petronella is a staff counselor who has been pursuing certification in addiction counseling and has been practicing over 4 years.
Lisa graduated KSU in 1995 and became licensed as a Registered Nurse. Her background in nursing brings a unique perspective of wellness to her counseling. She brings to the therapeutic relationship an understanding of how the wellness of the mind and body affect one another and how physical self-care is necessary, especially for recovery from addiction.
With her specialization being in addiction counseling, Lisa generally works with young adults through senior adults. She has a motivational approach to therapy, using motivational interviewing techniques to help clients to find the power to change within themselves. Her techniques also focus on self-awareness and mindfulness.
As a counselor, Lisa strives to help the client become aware of his/her need and what they can do, the best choices they can make, and what’s best for him/her to bring themselves to a healthy place. She seeks to enlighten and empower her clients so that they are inspired to focus and build on their own strengths.
CAMS- II #1734