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Addictions Therapist, Healthcare Professional, Trauma Specialist
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Crouse Health
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410 South Crouse Avenue
New York
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United States

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About Me

Lisa Ardner is an Addictions and Trauma Therapist at Crouse Health working in a Women’s Outpatient Rehabilitation program.  She is an Advanced Trainer in the Nurtured Heart Approach since 2011 and member of Motivational Interviewing Network Trainer (MINT®) since October 2018.  Lisa is a member of a local Motivational Interviewing Learning Collaborative in Onondaga County which focuses on promoting and implementing sustainability of Motivational Interviewing in agencies throughout New York State.  Lisa facilitates a Motivational Interviewing Peer Coaching monthly group to advance MI skills and confidence in MI.  Lisa has been working in the field of substance use disorder for over a decade and is passionate to integrate the Nurtured Heart Approach and Motivational Interviewing in Addiction Treatment. She is passionate to facilitate transformation, hope and healing in the lives of her patients.  Lisa is also active in a Celebrating Families® program offering hope, help and wholeness to families with loved ones in addiction.  She has her Bachelor of Science degree in Human Services specializing in Trauma and Addiction Studies.  Lisa is one of the Crouse Health in-service Trauma Informed Care, Nurtured Heart Approach and Motivational Interviewing Trainers.  Lisa has a Master of Arts in Adult Learning with emphasis on Professional Development for Addictions Counselors.  She is a NYS Master Credentialed Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counselor (CASAC).  Lisa is best known for her compassionate, empathic, nurturing and encouraging relational style of counseling and relating to her patients and coworkers.

Trainer Statement

Introductory, Intermediate and Advanced Motivational Interviewing

Group trainings in healthcare, addiction treatment and trauma and motivational interviewing

Training Interests
healthcare, addiction treatment, substance use, mental health and trauma informed practices
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