Lisa deFaria, MSW, LCSW, BCD
Lisa deFaria, MSW, LICSW, BCD is a Clinical Social Worker and Board-Certified Diplomat in Clinical Social Work, with a private practice on Bainbridge Island, WA. She is a senior mental health clinician, specializing in the DIR/FCD approach, providing parent-child play-based Floortime therapies for young children with developmental concerns or other special needs. Lisa also welcomes children and teens with emotional, behavioral and self-regulation challenges, as well as young adults with an autism spectrum disorder and related challenges. Lisa enjoys rich collaboration with a child’s treatment team. She also provides consultation and training to agencies and schools, as well as Profectum Tutoring for multi-disciplinary candidates pursuing certification. Lisa has lectured at national training conferences and has been a teaching faculty member with both the ICDL and Profectum DIR/Floortime Certification programs over 15 years.