Lisa Dale

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Lisa Dale Miller, LMFT, LPCC, SEP is a private practice psychotherapist in Los Gatos, CA. She specializes in mindfulness psychotherapy and Somatic Experiencing therapy for the treatment of depression, anxiety, addiction, trauma, emotion dysregulation, chronic pain, and relationship distress. Lisa is the author the highly regarded textbook on Buddhist psychology for mental health clinicians, Effortless Mindfulness: Genuine mental health through awakened presence. Lisa also presents at conferences on the clinical applications of mindfulness and Buddhist psychology. She has been a yogic and Buddhist meditation practitioner for over four decades.

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The Quote

I want to share the concept of integration and flexibility.

What Led to the Specialization of Trauma?

Lisa shares an amazing story about her journey from art and drumming to working in the trauma field.

A Crucial Early Mistake

The biggest mistakes I’ve made, I’ve made early on in my career when I was working with war veterans, in not learning their language.

Lisa’s Why

My life has always been about service. What else is there?

Lisas advice

  • Please, please, get educated in some kind of somatic modality.
  • If you’re not a licensed clinician yet, please get educated.
  • Then, get your somatic training

Lisa’s go-to books

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Interview Links

Jane Clapp
Don McCasland

The Trauma Therapist Project Resources

  1. My First Online Course: Inner-Work For The New Trauma Worker.
  2. 7-Day, $1 Trial of Trauma Therapist | 2.0, the place for new trauma workers.
  3. Coaching: One On One With Guy. For new trauma workers starting out on their trauma-informed journey looking for guidance, direction, and confidence.
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