Lisa J. Black, PsyD
Dr. Black is Kaizen’s Director of Neurofeedback and Biofeedback services, with additional specialty in ketamine assisted psychotherapy (KAP).
An alumnus of Alliant International University, San Diego, Dr. Black earned her doctorate in clinical psychology, with a specialization in integrative psychology. She is board certified in biofeedback (BCB) and neurofeedback (BCN).
Dr. Black completed her post-doctoral training at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). She is one of UCSD’s Frontiers of Innovation Scholars Program (FISP) grantees, which offered grant support for her pioneering work to develop and implement neurofeedback services into UCSD Health’s family medicine program.
Continuing her work at UCSD, Dr. Black was lead therapist for biofeedback and neurofeedback services and psychologist for UCSD Health’s sports medicine concussion clinic.
Dr. Black specializes in TBI/concussion, insomnia/sleep issues, trauma, and coping with chronic illness. The therapies Dr. Black specializes in are neurofeedback, biofeedback, ketamine assisted psychotherapy (KAP), acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), existential therapy, motivational interviewing (MI), cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT),and cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia (CBT-I).
She believes the best care comes in the form of healthcare team integration where each person’s unique needs can be addressed in a comprehensive manner. She achieves this through collaboration with the patient and patient’s care team. This approach to care helps her identify the most effective treatment options for mental health and neurological challenges.
Dr. Black’s core practice is integrative, whole person health. She achieves this through multidisciplinary techniques and close collaboration with the patient regarding progress and effectiveness of treatment(s), continually making adjustments as needed to achieve the patient’s health goals.