Dr. Lisa  Firestone

Dr. Lisa Firestone

Lisa Firestone, Ph.D. is the Director of Research and Education at The Glendon Association and Senior Editor for the mental health website PsychAlive.org. She is the author of several books including Conquer Your Critical Inner Voice, Creating a Life of Meaning and Compassion and, most recently, The Self under Siege. Dr. Firestone has been involved in clinical trainings and applied research in the areas of suicide and violence. In collaboration with Dr. Robert Firestone, their studies resulted in the publication of several assessments including Firestone Assessment of Self-Destructive Thoughts (FAST) and the Firestone Assessment of Violent Thoughts (FAVT). Dr. Firestone is a national and international presenter on the topics of suicide and violence as well as couple relationships and parenting. She is a clinical psychologist in private practice in Santa Barbara, a consultant on the management of high risk clients, and a very popular blogger on Psychology Today.