Lisa Berendts, MSW, LICSW, LCSW-PIP


Lisa is a clinical social worker with over 20 years of experience working with an array of mental health concerns, including depression, anxiety and panic disorders, stress management, and life transitions. She has a special interest in the mental and emotional management of chronic pain. Lisa is also a Tier 1 level Star Behavioral Health Provider and has specialized training in military culture and treatments shown to be effective with military service members and their families. Lisa has worked in emergency rooms, as a shift manager at a crisis hotline, in psychiatric hospital units, outpatient medical clinics, as well as having her own private practice. She has been licensed since 2001 in the state of Washington and, as a recent transplant to this state, now holds a license in South Dakota.

Lisa is based in Custer, SD and is licensed in South Dakota and Washington states. She is currently offering telehealth counseling.