Liz Lawrence, M.A., LPC-S
B.A., Interior Design with focus in Technology & Architecture, Texas State University, San Marcos, TX
M.A., Professional Counseling with focus in Community Counseling, Texas State University, San Marcos, TX
Liz Lawrence, MA, LPC-S treats all clients as whole people and works alongside other professionals to provide a holistic individualized treatment plan. She works as a Christian counselor, coach, and creative consultant. As a previous small business owner, she understands the role of women in business and provides counseling and coaching for the career or marketplace woman. Also experienced with over 15 years in ministry and non-profit work, she provides counseling that includes discipleship and leadership growth along with ministry and vision implementation strategy. As a creative (painter, actor, sculptor, writer), she provides multi-media counseling for creatives to bring their work into their counseling.
She provides a systematic counseling structure that has helped strengthen individuals, groups and organizations. Her structure includes a theoretical orientation of Object Relations, Family Systems, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy Skills, and Intimacy Therapy. She includes resources and tools for spiritual practices, creative uses of media, physical health, intellectual growth, brain-healthy practices and relational strength in all seasons of life.
Liz is available to work with individual adolescent and adult females in areas including anxiety/panic, body image, career strategy/job searching, disordered eating, dating skills, emotional abuse, emotional expression, and stress management.
Group work for females includes the 6 Empower Groups for women. Empower Groups partners with DBT Daily to help women effectively use our emotions and build healthy relationships while reaching our God-given dreams, goals, or calling. These groups are designed to both function as a stand-alone service and also be an add-on supplement to individual therapy work, as it is primarily a skill-based coaching group, not a process group
Couples work includes dating skills, pre-engagement and pre-marital skills, and Mini-Intensives for healing hurts and re-establishing trust and communication skills.
Organizational work includes the Coming Alongside Basic Counseling Training and also Leadership Training. Liz is also CISM trained (Certified Individual and Group Facilitator for the Critical Incident Stress Management Foundation).
Liz believes in training others and during 2020 published Come Alongside: Skills and Tools to Confidently Care for Others without Compromising your Beliefs or Boundaries. Liz has also been a contributor on Stilettos On the Glass Ceiling – the ultimate resource for women in business and a Forbes 100 Top Career Website.
Along with her husband, they co-lead an international leadership outreach ministry. When she’s not working or traveling you can find Liz and her family enjoying Austin or hosting friends at home.