Lisa Coppola M.Ed, LMHC

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Lisa earned her master’s degree in counseling psychology with a concentration in substance abuse from Cambridge College. Before joining the team at Ellenhorn, Lisa worked as substance abuse group program coordinator and dual diagnosis clinician for the Cambridge and Somerville Program for Addiction Recovery. During her time there, Lisa provided individual and group counseling to homeless people who suffered from severe mental illness and addiction. Lisa has created and facilitated spirituality-centered recovery groups for substance abuse organizations in both Cambridge and Boston. Now, at Ellenhorn, she facilitates our weekly Spiritual Values Group. Lisa practices an existential and humanistic approach to therapy in which she supports clients through their own journeys of spiritual curiosity and discovery. Spending much of her youth in the White Mountains of New Hampshire, Lisa became fascinated with the healing power of connecting with nature and the study of herbs in the wild. This led to her self-taught expertise in aromatherapy. Lisa offers introductory sessions to clients in which she introduces the benefits of aromatherapy, the practice of using natural oils extracted from flowers, bark, stems, leaves, roots or other parts of a plant to enhance psychological and physical well-being.

For around five years I have been facilitating discussion groups for individuals who are seeking to know more about spirituality. I like …

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