Lisa Griffiths (Aurora)

counseling therapy psychology therapist psychologist Fuchs GriffithsDr. Lisa M. Griffiths is a Licensed Psychologist who works with individuals, couples, families, and groups providing exceptional mental health services and psychological testing.

Please see the Insurance Page for all the insurances Dr. Griffiths accepts.

 

Current Practice

In her practice, Dr. Griffiths continues to successfully treat many people through both short and long term therapy. She sees individual adults 18 and older, couples, families, and children/adults of any age who are struggling with gender identity (e.g., transgender) or sexual orientation concerns (e.g., gay, lesbian, bisexual, etc.). She also facilitates group therapy for those who find value in sharing experiences with others who face similar life struggles; please see the page on Group Therapy for updated information. Additionally, she conducts comprehensive psychological assessments (including ADHD and other learning disorders, personality and intelligence testing) and evaluates the results in order to provide workable suggestions towards improving her clients' lives. Dr. Griffiths is available to present at workshops, seminars, conferences and educational presentations on topics related to psychology as well.

Dr. Griffiths practices Acceptance and Commitment Therapy.

 

Past Work Experiences

Through a wide range of clinical experiences, Dr. Griffiths has worked with diverse clients of all ages from various cultural backgrounds. She practiced in a multitude of settings including:

  • Behavioral Health Clinics
  • Community Mental Health Centers
  • College Counseling Centers
  • Managed Health Care Companies
  • Inpatient Eating Disorder Facilities
  • Assisted Living Communities for Seniors / Dementia patients
  • Middle and High School Counseling Departments
  • Residential Treatment Facilities
  • Private Practice

Before pursuing her true calling as a mental health clinician, Dr. Griffiths spent several years in corporate America, dabbling in vocations such as investment banking, event planning, marketing, and teaching.

Education and Licensure

Dr. Griffiths is a Licensed Psychologist in Colorado (#3615). She earned her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (Psy.D.) from the University of Denver and completed her Master's Degree in Counseling from NYIT in New York, while working full time as a middle school and high school teacher. She also holds a Bachelor's Degree in Sociology, Journalism and English (Creative Writing) from Brandeis University in Waltham, MA.

Dr. Griffiths' Areas of Interest / Specialty

Her areas of interest include:

  • Anxiety, Depression, Bipolar, Borderline Personality
  • Relationship and Interpersonal Issues,Couples / Marriage Counseling, Divorce
  • Multicultural Focus, specifically GLBTIQ Affirmative Services
  • Bariatric Surgery Assessment
  • ADHD (ADD), Learning Disability & Personality Assessment
  • Disordered Eating Attitudes & Behaviors
  • Trauma; Gender Violence; Domestic Violence; Abuse
  • Caregiver Support
  • Chronic Pain & Illness, Dementia
  • Addictive or Compulsive Behaviors; Phobias
  • Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) Techniques
  • Clinician Supervision
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