1012 West 95th Street, Naperville IL 60564 , Suite 11
Phone 630-299-9085  Fax 630-904-9871

 Supportive, caring counseling for adults, teens, children, and




Lisa Medanic

Lisa received her master’s degree in counseling from Purdue University in 1981.  She is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor and has been in private practice for over ten years.  She has worked with individuals and families for over 35 years.

Lisa has worked as a social worker in school settings, both private and public including a school for children with special needs.  Additionally she was the social worker and then the director of a home for pregnant and parenting teens, teaching them parenting skills and helping them complete their education.  Her agency was one of the test sites for Stephen Bavalick’s Nurturing Parenting Curriculum.  Lisa is a Certified Theraplay® Therapist,and has training in Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy, Traditional Play Therapy, Clay Therapy, Sand Tray Therapy, Cognitive/Behavioral Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, Theophostic Prayer (basic and advanced), E.M.D.R. and Christian counseling. 

Lisa’s training and experience enable her to help individuals and families struggling with adoption issues, attachment issues, A.D.H.D., behavioral difficulties, parenting, past trauma, past abuse and neglect, anxiety in children, teens, and adults, depression in children, teens, and adults, divorce issues for children, teens, and adults, children with special needs, siblings of children with special needs, relationship and spiritual issues

Lisa has been married for over 35 years and has two adult children.  In her spare time she enjoys bike riding, traveling, and reading.  She is active in her church as the coordinator of a ministry that provides aides for children with special needs and one of the coordinators of her church's Theophostic Prayer ministry.

She has a relaxed, caring style of counseling that most people find very helpful. 

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