Lisa Card Strong, Ph.D.

Lisa Card Strong, Ph.D. is a licensed clinical psychologist in California. She has established a caring and effective practice providing psychotherapy to adults for over 20 years. She is pragmatic, warm, solution-oriented, collaborative, and personalized in her approach. Dr. Card Strong is passionate about providing thoughtful, focused care to help clients get “un-stuck” and reach their full potential. Dr. Card Strong helps her clients explore new paths and develop coping strategies to live a more satisfying life with a renewed sense of purpose.

Areas of Specialization
Dr. Card Strong specializes in helping her clients develop skills needed to address concerns related to depression, general anxiety, life transitions, work-life balance, trauma, relationship problems, and issues regulating emotion. She provides action-oriented and evidence-based therapy grounded in principles of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). She has expertise in evidence-based treatments for trauma using Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT), Prolonged Exposure (PE) and DBT-informed practices. Dr. Card Strong has extensive training and experience working with veterans and members of the military community, as well as experience working in private practice, intensive outpatient, and hospital settings.

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Education & Training

  • Doctorate of Philosophy in Clinical Psychology, Pacific Graduate School of Psychology (Palo Alto University) & Master of Science in Clinical Psychology
  • Master of Arts in Psychology, Pepperdine University
  • APA-approved internship completed at South Shore Mental Health (CSP/Medfield State Hospital)
  • Bachelor of Arts in Speech Communications, Interpersonal & Organizational Communication, Long Beach State University

Professional Affiliations & Duties

  • Assistant Clinical Professor (2006 – 2009) Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence RI

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