Dr. Lisa Vallejos

Counselor

Lisa Xochitl Vallejos is a licensed professional counselor with a Ph.D. in Psychology with an emphasis in Humanistic, Existential and Transpersonal psychology.

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Ph.D., LPC


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https://lisavallejos.com/

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Lisa Xochitl Vallejos is a licensed professional counselor with a Ph.D. in Psychology with an emphasis in Humanistic, Existential and Transpersonal psychology. Dr. V, as she is affectionately known, is the author of "Shattered: How everything came together when it all fell apart" and is well known for her work in academia and popular media. Dr. Vallejos’ work  has been featured in places like Allure Magazine, Latina Parenting Magazine, elephant journal, the San Francisco Chronicle, the Denver Post, CBS, Good Morning Arizona and Good Morning Colorado. Dr. V is the founder of Melanated Mingle, a boutique relationship coaching + matchmaking network and serves on the board of various organizations. Dr. V is a certified yoga instructor with a passion for mindfulness, wellness, love & liberation.

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"The world we live in is a house on fire and the people we love are burning."
- Sandra Cisneros

We are in a crisis that many of us have never experienced before. We are living through a pandemic, wars, civil unrest and violence on our streets. We are also being forced to navigate systems that are designed to keep us down while doing it.It’s ok to not be ok. Working with me means creating space that challenges the status quo and business as usual model of psychotherapy, counseling and wellness.  I challenge the idea that a person in crisis is the problem and we look to the factors that are contributing to their suffering. I find ways to EMPOWER and TRANSFORM my clients to navigate the world with joy, meaning, purpose and a fierceness born of deep love. I serve people who have been forced to the margins of our society and center the most vulnerable among us.

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