Lisa A. Breisch, L.C.P.C., Psy.D.

Licensed Clinical Professional Psychotherapist

Kristy L. Breisch, L.M.T. is a Licensed Massage Therapist with 11 years experience in the massage and bodywork field.  She graduated from Rockford Career College in 2011 with a Massage Therapy degree.  Kristy is also a holistic practitioner, is a Reiki III Master and teacher, and Chakra energy balancer.  She specializes in many massage therapy techniques and teaches holistic classes.  See the Massage Therapy tab for the conditions she treats and treatment methodologies she uses.  Kristy is also Harmony Center's Office Manager.  Kristy and Lisa have been working together since 2009.


Kristy is a native of the Rockford, IL area.  In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family and pets, watching documentaries, travelling, cooking, collecting crystals, and spending quality time with her wife, Lisa.  Kristy's other job is working at Mercy Health.  She has a long career in medical office managing, medical billing/coding, elder care, chiropractic care, and alternative holistic health practices.

     

 ADVANCED CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY TRAINING PROGRAM

 

 ARE YOU A PRACTITIONER WHO IS POST-DEGREE AND PRE-LICENSURE AND NEED SUPERVISED   TRAINING TO OBTAIN YOUR PRACTICE LICENSE?

 OR

 ARE YOU A LICENSED PRACTITIONER SEEKING ADVANCED TRAINING?


  • Pre-Licensed Practitioners - We can provide a flexible advanced training program to meet Illinois licensure requirements.
  • Licensed Practitioners - We can provide a flexible advanced training program to increase education, experience, and expertise.
  • Certificate of completion provided.
  • Possible independent contractor positions available upon successful completion of academic program, training, and licensure.


 INTERESTED IN APPLYING?
 
Interested practitioners please send the following:

  • Letter of Interest
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Sealed Official Transcripts (can be included in the same envelope)
  • Two Letters of Recommendation
  • Writing Sample (e.g., psychology papers, psychology reports, case reports (must black out client(s) name and identifying information), or journal or professional articles)


 Practitioners should mail their completed application materials via postal mail to the following   address:
 
Harmony Center for Holistic Psychotherapy
 Attn:  Lisa A. Breisch, Psy.D., Clinical Training Director
 6625 N. 2nd Street
 Loves Park, IL 61111
 Phone: 815-639-0300
 E-Mail: lisabreischpsyd@yahoo.com (for questions only, please do not send application materials via email)



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Harmony Center for Holistic Psychotherapy

Holistic and Integrative Treatment for Mind, Body, and Spirit Health 

ADDRESS: 6625 N. 2nd Street, Loves Park, IL 61111

​PHONE: 815-639-0300 

FAX: 815-639-0303 

HOURS: Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays (every other) 3:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

​EMAIL: lisabreischpsyd@yahoo.com

WEBSITE: www.harmonycenterforholisticpsychotherapy.com 


Kristy L. Breisch, L.M.T.

Licensed Massage Therapist and Bodyworker

Reiki III Master and Teacher

Lisa A. Breisch, L.C.P.C., Psy.D. is the founder and director of Harmony Center for Holistic Psychotherapy established in 2011.  She has 28 years of practice in the mental health field.  Dr. Breisch graduated from the University of Illinois at Chicago in 1994 with a Bachelor Degree in Applied Psychology.  She graduated from the Illinois School of Professional Psychology in 1996 with an M.A. degree and again in 2001 with a Doctorate degree in Clinical Psychology.  She has been a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in Illinois since 1998.  Dr. Breisch has been practicing in the Rockford, IL area since 1999.  See the Psychological Services tab for the conditions she treats and the treatment methodologies she uses.  Dr. Breisch is also the Clinical Training Director for college and graduate students pursuing a career in Psychology.


Dr. Breisch is originally from Chicago, IL.  In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her numerous pets, gardening, arts/crafts, travelling, outdoor activities, practicing meditation and prayer, collecting crystals, music/dancing, and having fun with her wife, Kristy.  Dr. Breisch has a lifelong interest in human rights and has been an active advocate for mental health, size and weight diversity, LGBTQIA+ issues, and alternative holistic health practices. 



 PRACTICUM AND INTERNSHIP PROGRAMS AVAILABLE
 
 Dr. Lisa Breisch offers Bachelors level Counseling and Masters level therapy Practicum and Internship training   programs.  Dr. Breisch has 28 years of experience practicing in the mental health field.  She has been training   students for the past 15 years (since 2007) and has taught psychology classes at the College of DuPage and Rock   Valley College.  Students from all schools are accepted.  Many students from Illinois schools have trained with Dr.   Breisch from the following colleges and graduate schools:

  • Adler School of Professional Psychology
  • Argosy University/Illinois School of Professional Psychology
  • Chicago School of Professional Psychology
  • Northern Illinois University
  • Rock Valley College 
  • Rockford Career College


 TRAINING INCLUDES:

  • One or more hours of individual one-on-one clinical supervision per week.
  • One or more hours of group and/or peer supervision per week.
  • Students will do clinical shadowing of Dr. Breisch in sessions and students will be shadowed in their sessions.
  • Review of audiotaped and videotaped sessions.
  • General and clinical psychology and psychological testing.
  • Private practice and independent contractor emphasis (including all steps from the first client phone call to termination).
  • Professional development, field trips, and CEU training (at student's cost).
  • Basic and advanced skill training with various diverse populations (children (age 2+), teens, adults, families, couples/polys, and therapy groups, and those of all classifications (genders/ethnicities/religious beliefs/sexual orientations/economic status/education/disability)), mental health conditions (see those listed above), and using various treatment methodologies (see those listed above).
  • Start and end dates for training are flexible.
  • Collaboration and consultation with school supervisors and training programs.
  • Training in general psychology and psychological testing.
  • Optional additional training in our specialty tracts in either Alternative/Holistic Health or LGBTQIA Health.
  • Extended training and supervision available for post-degree and post-licensure students and practitioners.
  • Possible independent contractor positions available upon successful completion of academic program, training, and licensure.
  • Certificate of training provided.


 INTERESTED IN APPLYING?
 Students must be currently enrolled in a college or graduate school program, in good standing, and have grades of   C+ or higher.  Interested students must send the following:

  • Letter of Interest
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Sealed Official Transcripts (can be included in the same envelope)
  • Three Letters of Recommendation
  • Writing Sample (e.g., psychology papers, psychology reports, case reports (must black out client(s) name and identifying information), or journal or professional articles)


 Students should mail their completed application materials via postal mail to the following address:
 Harmony Center for Holistic Psychotherapy
 Attn:  Lisa A. Breisch, Psy.D., Clinical Training Director
 6625 N. 2nd Street
 Loves Park, IL 61111
 Phone: 815-639-0300
 E-Mail: lisabreischpsyd@yahoo.com (for questions only, please do not send application materials via email)