Lisa Perlock, MA, LPCC

Location: Burnsville

Lisa earned her Master’s of Arts in Clinical Psychology through Argosy University, and her undergraduate degree from Gustavus Adolphus College in Saint Peter, Minnesota.  She has 15 years of experience within the mental health field.  Prior to joining MidWest Center for Personal and Family Development, Lisa was a supervisor at an adult day treatment facility and a lead behavioral therapist with Minnesota Autism Center.  She also conducted in-home CTSS, and had the opportunity to develop programming for St. David’s Center for Child and Family Development within its Autism day treatment program.  In addition to these services, she was a research assistant for the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, Institute of Child Development.  Lisa comes to us with a diverse background, and clinical experience providing mental health services to individuals of all ages and families.  Lisa enjoys working with children and adolescents, adults and families.

Lisa’s Therapy Approach: “My therapeutic approach is to align the client with the most appropriate intervention and strategies to create a lasting and positive learning experience that will hopefully lead them to the desired change they seek in their life, and to a better sense of emotional well-being.”

Areas of Special Interest:

  • Autism
  • Basic ART Practitioner (Accelerated Resolution Therapy)
  • ADHD and executive functioning disorders
  • Anxiety and related diagnoses
  • Adjustment disorders / life changes or transitions
  • Children and adolescent mental health concerns
  • Trauma
  • Developmental trauma and Family of Origin work
  • Post Induction Therapy


Licenses + Memberships:

  • Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Certified Clinical Trauma Professional – Level 1
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