Lisa Edwards Keane believes it is very important to integrate faith into her counseling by using prayer, scriptures, and theological studies. She is a speaker and trainer on a variety of topics. She has presented at national professional conferences as well as national adoption/foster care conferences. She enjoys speaking to a wide variety and sizes of groups and can be contacted for speaking needs.

She is able to tailor her counseling and be prescriptive in her approach toward individual client’s needs. She does this by utilizing a brief-solution focused framework while pulling also from many different schools of counseling. Lisa has experience working with children, teens, and adults. She specializes in attachment, adoption, post-divorce recovery in children, and young adult counseling.

Lisa is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), and in 2012, she earned her LPC-Supervisor credential. She is also a Registered Play Therapist-Supervisor and National Board Certified Counselor. She is trained in utilizing Theraplay techniques to work with children who have attachment challenges and is certified to administer PREPARE/ENRICH Assessments, a tool for pre-marital/marital counseling. Lisa is an administrator of the Achenbach System of Empirically Based Assessments (ASEBA). She has also been trained in Critical Incident and Stress Management (CISM) in the school, community, or individual setting, and has utilized her CISM training in school and community settings after a traumatic event has occurred. She was recently trained in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), helping individuals process trauma.

She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Human Development and Family Studies with a focus in adolescent development from Auburn University and received her Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Counseling from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. Lisa has completed additional graduate studies in Counselor Education from the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

Lisa has been with Pathways since 2007 and has served as the Clinical Director of Marriage and Family since March 2012.