About the Author

Wellness, Safe Schools, Parent Coach, Psychotherapist and Author, Lisa is a wife, mother, and mother-in-law. She graduated with a Master of Social Work Degree from the University of Toronto in 1993, and a Doctor of Philosophy Degree in Culture, Language & Learning from York University in 2013. Highly awarded scholar, ethnographer, and keynote speaker, Dr. Romano-Dwyer has presented theory, research, and practice ideas at national and international levels. Lisa led several community and program-based research and evaluation projects using mixed qualitative and quantitate methods. Her research career was sponsored by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC); the Vanier Canada Graduate Award Scholarship; the Michael Smith Foreign Study Abroad Study Award;  the Knowledge Network for Applied Research Award in Ontario; the John Haddad Master of Social Work Award; and the Terry Fox Humanitarian Undergraduate Award Scholarship.

As a registered social worker in Ontario, Lisa offers psychotherapy services to individuals, families, and groups where offers a creative blend of strength-based solution-focused compassionate mind training that engages the imaginations in healing. Lisa offers barrier-free services to people. Lisa collaborates with health care practitioners, early education resource centers, boards of education, family law services, and not-for-profit organizations. Lisa is a prolific writer who is currently publishing practice guides, and workbook resources for clinical use with children and adolescents. 

She is currently providing mental health social work counselling and psychotherapy at Lakeside Wellness Therapy Affiliates in Toronto. Lisa is Psychology Today Verified.https://www.psychologytoday.com/ca/therapists/lisa-romano-dwyer-lakeside-wellness-therapy-affiliates-toronto-on/423084

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