Lisa's background is mainly in crisis work; three years doing suicide prevention in Wayne County and 16 years working in the ER at St John Macomb doing the emergency psychiatric evaluations. She has worked at several other places on a contingent basis doing crisis evaluations.
Lisa's internship for her Master’s Degree (in Counseling, from Wayne State) was at the youth shelter in Royal Oak (the Sanctuary). She currently works with Havenwyck as a community liaison.Lisa will also talk about some of her personal relationships with friends and family members who are LGBT. There was not much acceptance in her family of the family members who were LGBT. Her great-uncle left MI to be able to live a more open life, a cousin joined the military and was essentially never heard from again, and another cousin left MI because he was shunned by his father. Our meetings end at 9:00.