Lisa Crandell, Ph.D.
Dr. Crandell received her Ph.D. in Child/Family Clinical Psychology from Michigan
State University in 1994. For the past 25 years she has been living and working in
Europe, most recently as the Director of the Learning Resource Center at a private
K-12 school in Switzerland. She has extensive experience working with children,
adults and families who are experiencing emotional distress for a variety of reasons,
including: ADHD, anxiety, depression, attachment disorders, social stress, divorce,
bereavement, physical ailments, developmental disorders and learning disabilities.
She also conducts clinical assessments for the purpose of diagnosing psychological
disorders and learning disabilities, and provides recommendations for follow-up
In addition, Dr. Crandell is a qualified teacher of the Mindfulness Based Stress Program (MBSR)through the University of Massachusetts Medical School. MBSR is an 8-weekstructured program designed to teach specific tools and strategies for recognizingand reducing the negative impact of stress on the body and mind. In addition tomanaging stress, numerous research studies have shown that it is a safe and veryeffective way of alleviating difficulties in relation to diverse physical ailments (suchas chronic pain, IBS, cancer, and other autoimmune disorders) and psychologicalconditions (most notably anxiety and depression), as well as enhancing the overallquality of life.
Finally, in addition to psychotherapy and psychological assessments, Dr. Crandell also offers
an evidence-based intervention program for individuals with difficulties in
executive functioning. This can be delivered in either an individual or small group
format and is suitable for children, adolescents and college age students.