Licensed Clinical Social Worker
These providers work together to achieve patient-centered care, using proven best practices to offer better care to you and your family.
Lisa Tovar, LCSW is a compassionate therapist who uses a strengths-based approach to assess and treat adults, children and the elderly. She specializes in the integration of mental health services using the collaborative care model in a medical setting. Lisa enjoys working with individuals struggling with depression, anxiety, trauma, grief, and adjustment to chronic health diagnoses along with medical adherence. She is skilled in multiple therapy modalities including acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), DBT, grief therapy, motivational interviewing, and mindfulness.
Lisa feels it is vital to overall health to maintain a relationship with her patients' health care teams. She is passionate about helping young people identify their self-worth and potential in managing how they choose to respond to their environment.
Lisa has a robust background in integrated behavioral health within the hospital, emergency room, inpatient and outpatient primary care settings. She also has experience with crisis management and rural populations and has worked in crisis management for many years.
Lisa earned her bachelor's degree in health promotion from Boise State University and her master's degree in social work from Northwest Nazarene University.
In her free time, Lisa enjoys camping, landscaping and gardening in her yard, cooking, and spending time with her children and grandchildren.
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