Lisa Wood is a fine artist, based in Canton, Ohio as well as an art licensed professional counselor focusing on adolescents. She received her Masters degree from Ursuline College. She was awarded the The Hildegard von Bingen Award in April, 2013, given to the graduate who embodies the spirit of art therapy.
Lisa focuses on the trauma-informed care of children, adolescents and their families or caregivers. She is rooted in a Holistic integrative approach where relationship is key. Lisa uses art-as-therapy to tease out any concerns and highlight major issues. With some of her clients, she assists them in putting on their own art exhibition of their final work that has personal, written narrative that is meant to inspire other children coming to the agency.
Lisa was involved in a faith-based non-profit called Whispering Grace Horses. She has had four clients involved in natural horsemanship there. They learn to interact with these beautiful animals, with three main objectives- Love, Language, and Leadership. They built confidence while being empowered to approach life struggles with grace and liquidity.