Lisa Ware, Ph.D.
Dr. Lisa Ware is a clinical psychologist, who has provided psychological services to children, adolescents, and families over the past 15 years. She earned her doctorate (Ph.D.) from West Virginia University, with an emphasis in Child Clinical Psychology and completed her APA-approved doctoral internship at the Child and Adolescent Abuse Resource and Evaluation (CAARE) Center of UC Davis Children’s Hospital. Following, Dr. Ware completed postdoctoral training at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences’ Center on Child Abuse and Neglect, working with some of the nation’s leading researchers and clinicians in the field of childhood trauma. These training experiences focused on the provision of evidence-based assessment and treatment for children and families experiencing significant and pervasive stress or trauma, including training in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy (TF-CBT) and Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT). Since completion of training, Dr. Ware has worked in a variety of pediatric settings and held many academic appointments including most recently serving as a professor and Director of Clinical Training within an APA-accredited Clinical Psychology doctoral program. Her responsibilities included teaching graduate courses and training and supervising doctoral students in psychological assessment and diagnoses, psychopathology, and neurodiversity. Dr. Ware also focused on school-based mental health, conducting psychological evaluations of K- through 8th grade students, as well as providing evidence-based clinical interventions for neurodiverse children and adolescents (e.g., Learning Disorders, ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorder – ASD). Dr. Ware is passionate about providing evidence-based services to children, adolescents, and their families in order to help them achieve their goals. She is excited to join the CReATE team!