University of Massachusetts Amherst Senior Lecturer & author, Invisible Chains: Overcoming Coercive Control in Your Intimate Relationship
Lisa works for justice through her teaching, training, parenting, and writing. Her newest book,<strong> Invisible Chains: Overcoming Coercive Control in Your Intimate Relationship</strong>, teaches people how to change or leave a controlling relationship – and how to help others who are being victimized. Fluent in Spanish and Portuguese, Lisa is a popular conference speaker and workshop facilitator throughout the world. She specializes in cultural issues in violence against women and children.<br />
She also teaches college students through the University Without Walls program at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Her doctorate is in Counseling Psychology.