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Lisa Brateman

About The Author

Lisa Brateman, LCSW, is a psychotherapist, relationship specialist, public speaker, and media commentator with over two decades of experience. She offers individual, couples, and group therapy in New York City. Her areas of expertise include anxiety and depression; couples therapy, marital and premarital; and conflict resolution. She earned her bachelor’s degree in communications from William Paterson University and her master’s degree in social work from New York University.

Lisa is a contributing member of SheSource at the Women’s Media Center, a progressive, nonpartisan, nonprofit organization working to raise the visibility, viability, and decision-making power of women and girls in media. As an internationally recognized expert in her field, Lisa is a frequent commentator for TV, radio, newspapers, and magazines. Analyzing the psychological impact of current events, Lisa demystifies human behavior and relationships.

In addition to her private practice, Lisa was the psychotherapy consultant at the office of New York Sinus and Sleep Medicine, where she worked with clients to reduce anxiety and other psychological barriers to sleep. She has offered therapy groups on women’s issues at the NYC Community Center. She has been an adjunct professor in social work and sociology at Saint Thomas Aquinas College in Sparkill, New York, teaching a course entitled “Social Work in Today's World."

Her first book, What Are You Really Fighting About? How to Turn Conflicts into Conversations, will be published by Rowman & Littlefield in 2024.

The mother of two sons, she lives with her partner in Manhattan.

Books by Lisa Brateman