Lisa Woodcock-Burroughs, Ph.D., N.C.S.P.
Lisa Woodcock-Burroughs, Ph.D., is both a fully licensed psychologist in the State of Michigan as well as a Nationally Certified School Psychologist. She has provided services in various locations throughout the state and has 10 years experience as a school psychologist.
She earned her Ph.D. in Educational Psychology from Wayne State University in 2012 and completed her dissertation on the topic of the links between bullying, social status and being well liked by others. As a part of her research project, Dr. Woodcock-Burroughs examined the potential harmful effects of participation in peer nomination research and recently had the opportunity to present her work at the Biennial Meeting for the Society for Research on Adolescence in Austin, TX in 2014.
Dr. Woodcock-Burroughs has served as an adjunct faculty member at Wayne State University, where she taught courses on learning. She also has extensive experience completing functional behavioral assessments and intervention plans, within the home/community settings, for adolescents and adults who require regular supervision to encourage prosocial behaviors and minimize engagement in antisocial or aggressive behaviors.
Dr. Woodcock-Burroughs entered clinical practice in 2014, where she has worked with children, adolescents and young adults, along with their families, with a variety of diagnoses such as depression, anxiety, ADHD, and autism spectrum disorders. Dr. Woodcock-Burroughs operates from a cognitive-behavioral framework, also incorporating other evidenced based strategies such as mindfulness practice and social-skills training as necessary.
Dr. Woodcock-Burroughs’ private practice is focused extensively on both the assessment and intervention of learning, attention and developmental disorders. She works with children, adolescents and young adults who struggle with learning disabilities, ADHD, autism spectrum disorders, and psychiatric/emotional issues (e.g., depression, anxiety).
Dr. Woodcock-Burroughs operates from a strength-based perspective aimed at helping clients understand their own strengths and weaknesses in various aspects of functioning in order to develop targeted interventions to minimize the impact of weaknesses by capitalizing on strengths. As a practicing school psychologist, Dr. Woodcock-Burroughs is well versed in devising intervention strategies that are maximally effective for the client both in home, community, and work settings.
Dr. Woodcock-Burroughs holds membership in professional organizations including the American Psychological Association, the National Association of School Psychologists and the Michigan Association of School Psychologists.