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Lisa O'Donnell, PhD, LMSW

Insurance: Blue Care Network (including M Premier) and Blue Cross Blue Shield (except Blue Cross Complete and Medicare Plus Blue)

Lisa O’Donnell received her MSW in 2005 from the University of Michigan School of Social Work and is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Michigan. She then received her PhD from the University of Michigan’s Joint PhD program in Social Work and Psychology in 2016. Following her doctoral studies, she was a post-doctoral scholar under the Max Gray Fellowship in the Child and Adolescent Mood Disorders Program (CHAMP) within UCLA’s Department of Psychiatry with Dr. David Miklowitz.  

Dr. O'Donnell has over 14 years of clinical experience providing individual and group psychotherapy to adolescents, adults and families. She is certified as a cognitive therapist through the Beck Institute for Cognitive Therapy and Research and she has also trained in various other evidence-based treatments (i.e., family-focused therapy, interpersonal therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy, interpersonal social rhythm therapy). She has advanced expert training in the treatment of social anxiety, trichotillomania, depression and bipolar disorder.

Dr. O'Donnell has been extensively involved in conducting research that examines the nature of functional and quality of life deficits found among individuals with severe mental illnesses such as social anxiety, depression and bipolar disorder and the impact of current psychosocial interventions on remediating these deficits. Additionally, she teaches clinical courses including The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual for Mental Disorders and Cognitive-Behavioral Theory and Practice in The Master of Social Work (M.S.W.) program at Wayne State University.