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Lisa Larson is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist  specializing in individual, couples and family therapy as well as trauma resolution. Most recently, Lisa has become the Director and Founder of Pacific Trauma Center - a nonprofit counseling center located in Folsom, CA. Lisa has made it her life's mission to educate the public about the signs and symptoms of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and how best to heal from it. Hoping to heal a wider range of the community, Lisa opened Pacific Trauma Center so that anyone suffering from emotional trauma could receive first-class therapy, regardless of income or ability to pay. Lisa still maintains her private practice in Folsom and has over seventeen years of experience as a Marriage and Family Therapist. 

Her areas of expertise are couples communication and conflict resolution, parenting education and family therapy, adolescents, substance abuse, sex addiction, trauma and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Depression, Anxiety, Phobias, AD(H)D, School and Learning Difficulties, and Anger Management.

In addition to being a prominent relationship therapist, Lisa has presented her humorous and informative topics at numerous corporations, government agencies, and Schools. Lisa Larson is a solution-focused therapist and corporate trainer. She integrates a variety of methodologies and techniques to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client. With compassion, humor, and understanding, she works with each individual to help them feel at ease and accomplish their therapy goals. In her spare time, she enjoys playing tennis, running with her dogs, yoga, and spending time with her husband and three grown children.


To learn more about the services offered at Pacific Trauma Center, please visit



USF, MS Counseling Education 1998
University of Berkeley, BA Political Science

License & Certifications:
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, CA
Certified EMDR Practitioner (Level 2 Training)
Certified Positive Discipline Facilitator

Professional Activities and Memberships:
Member of American Association of MFTs
Member of CA Association of MFTs
Member of the EMDRIA

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