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Lisa deFaria, MSW, LICSW, BCD
Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker




[Dear Potential New Clients, I regret that my practice is currently very full, and I may have limited space to take on new clients.    Feel free to email me to inquire. Thank you for your understanding.] ~ Lisa deFaria, MSW, LICSW, BCD



Lisa deFaria is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker, Psychotherapist, Child Development Specialist, and Board Certified Diplomat in Clinical Social Work. She brings over 20 years of experience working with families, adults, teens and young children.



Providing quality, caring, confidential, and individualized psychotherapeutic services, including:

  • Integrative psychodynamic, insight-oriented, cognitive-behavioral, and mindfulness-oriented therapies for individual adults, teens & children
  • Sensitive solutions for infants & young children with developmental, emotional, behavioral, or self-regulation challenges and their families 
  • Child and family-centered play-based therapies
  • Parent coaching and behavior management
  • Certified DIR® Floortime Senior Clinician & Trainer
  • Certified Pre/Post-Adoption Counselor
  • Agency, clinic, school-based consultation/training services






Office Location: 20952 Cindy CT NE, Poulsbo, WA 98370

Phone/Text:      206-488-8142

Email:               lisadefaria@gmail.com

Licensed in California & Washington:                                                                                    CA LCS 19285; WA LICSW 60505526