(949) 891-2127

lisa@lisaklipfelmft.com

2738 Camino Capistrano, Ste. #3
San Clemente, CA 92672

About Lisa

Lisa Klipfel, MA, MFT has been licensed as a Marriage and Family Therapist in California since 1999.  Lisa has extensive experience working with children and teenagers. She received a certificate in play therapy from UCSD in 2006.  She is trained in child centered play therapy, structured play therapy and Child-Parent Relationship therapy.  Lisa offers a full art and play therapy room for children of all ages. 

Being in south Orange County, Lisa serves San Clemente, Dana Point, San Juan Capistrano, Mission Viejo, Ladera Ranch, Rancho Santa Margarita, Laguna Beach, Laguna Niguel and Laguna Hills. Lisa's office is a block from the beach along PCH.

Trainings Provided
2012- Anxiety Management for Preschoolers
2012- 5 Easy Steps for Therapists to Incorporate Technology into their Practice

Published Articles
Book Review: Child Development and Executive Functioning, CALAPT Newsletter, Jan 2014
Treating Young Children with Anxiety, CALAPT Newsletter, Dec 2013
Book Review: Child Development and Executive Functioning, CALAPT Newsletter, Jan 2014
Treating Young Children with Anxiety, CALAPT Newsletter, Dec 2013
Book Review: Child Development and Executive Functioning, CALAPT Newsletter, Jan 2014
Treating Young Children with Anxiety, CALAPT Newsletter, Dec 2013
Book Review: Child Development and Executive Functioning, California Association of Play Therapy Newsletter, Jan 2014
Treating Young Children with Anxiety, California Association of Play Therapy Newsletter, December 2013

Book Review: Child Development and Executive Functioning, CALAPT Newsletter, Jan 2014
Treating Young Children with Anxiety, CALAPT Newsletter, Dec 2013
Ask the Expert: Back-to-school Anxiety. August, 2013, Parenting OC Magazine.
Teaching Very Young children Deep Breathing Techniques for Anxiety Management. 2012. www.RealPsychSolutions.com

Volunteer Positions
Officer for Orange County Chapter of California Association of Play Therapy, 2013 President-Elect, 2014 President, 2015 Immediate-Past President).
Community Liaison, San Clemente Therapists Group, 2012-5.
CAC Member, 2012-2015, Special Education Committee Advisory Committee to Capistrano Unified School District.

Training Attended
Play Therapy and Attachment, Jan 2015, CALAPT
International Dyslexia Assoc, annual conference, Nov 2014
Using Play Therapy with those Grieving, July 2014
Orton-Gillingham Technique I-III, Jan-April, 2014, Dyslexia Training Institute, USD
Sandplay Therapy, 6 hrs, Jan, 2014, CALAPT
Assessment for Infants and Toddlers, 5/3/13, CALAPT
Mindfulness Techniques for Children, 5/3/13, CALAPT
Treatment for Children who have Experienced Trauma. 5/4/13, CALAPT
Understanding the Technology Issues in Families, 5/4/13, CALAPT
Appsolutely Amazing Apps for Special Education 3/14/13, TASK
Play Therapy with Teenagers, Jodi Smith, Feb 2013, CALAPT
Child Parent Relationship Therapy, 1/26/13, CALAPT
Play Therapy Techniques with Teens, Scott Riviera, Oct 2013, APT
Techniques for Self Mutilation Issues, Oct 2013, APT


Lisa is accepting new clients.