Lisa Brooks: MSW, LCSW, Lecturer

Lisa Brooks began teaching part-time at UNC Wilmington in 2005. She earned her BSW from UNCW and her MSW from the University of South Carolina. Over the last 20 years, she has worked as a child and family therapist, forensic interviewer, speaker and National Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy provider. She has additional training in play and art and enjoys incorporating these modalities into her practice. Lisa specializes in child sexual abuse, child traumatic grief and child abuse/neglect. Currently, her primary area of interest is encouraging self-advocacy, growth and holistic self-care amongst mental health professionals that are exposed to high levels of stress and trauma in the workplace.