Liz Lawrence, M.A., LPC-S
B.A., Interior Design with focus in Technology, 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 works as a multi-faceted 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 true 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, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, 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 on 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 body image (CRAVE groups), bullying recovery, dating skills (MESH groups), disordered eating (CRAVE groups), and creative expression (CANVAS groups).
Couples work includes dating skills, pre-engagement and pre-marital skills, and Mini-Intensivesfor healing hurts and re-establishing trust and communication skills.
Organizational work includes the Coming Alongside Basic Counseling Training and also Leadership Training. Recent Leadership Training topics include: Transitioning leadership; Changing cultural directions in organizational functions; Appreciation in the work place; Integrating contemplative practices for increased productivity; and Anxiety in systems. Liz is also CISM trained (Certified Individual and Group Facilitator for the Critical Incident Stress Management Foundation).
Along with husband David, they are long-time members of a local church and co-lead an international leadership outreach ministry, Renue. Me. Liz and David are public speakers and leadership specialists who speak locally and globally. Their ministry provides local professionals with the opportunity to share their skills with developing leaders across the globe, currently in Latin America and Asia. When she’s not working or traveling you can find Liz with David and their dog, Bauer, enjoying Austin or hosting friends at home.
Liz provides a blog with tips and leadership growth tools on her website at www.lizlawrencelpc.com. You can also find her as a contributor on Stilettos On the Glass Ceiling – the ultimate resource for women in business and a Forbes 100 Top Career Website, www.stilettosontheglassceiling.com.