Lisa Glessner, LCSW

Therapist

Lisa Glessner Pittsburgh OCD Therapist

Lisa is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker specializing in the treatment of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and other anxiety related disorders.  She comes to the Center for OCD and Anxiety with significant experience working with children, teens, and adults struggling with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, anxiety related conditions, phobias, and mild to complex emotion regulation problems. She has extensive experience in helping families advocate for their children’s mental health needs in the school system and in helping to formulate supportive interventions to allow for success, in the home, school, and professional environments.

Lisa is also a graduate of the International OCD Foundation’s Behavioral Therapy Training Institute, where she has further developed her skills in providing treatment for OCD with Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) therapy as well as Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT).  She has also completed specialized coursework on the treatment of OCD and Body Focused Repetitive Behaviors through Massachusetts General Hospital.  

Lisa prides herself with providing a laid-back and accepting atmosphere where clients can feel safe, comfortable, and ready to face fears.  She utilizes an inclusive approach to therapy that not only focuses on the client, but incorporates the family unit as well.

Lisa is a member of the International OCD Foundation and the National Association of Social Workers. She attends national and local conferences regularly to stay up to date on the most current clinical research and treatment options for OCD treatment.  In her spare time, Lisa enjoys volunteering for the Girl Scouts of America, coaching a girl’s therapeutic running group. and traveling with her family.  Lisa sees clients primarily in our Greensburg office.