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Lisa received her Master of Social Service from Bryn Mawr Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research and attended Palmer Theological Seminary. She has a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from Elizabethtown College.

Lisa is a good fit for the client who is seeking a therapist who will draw out their inherent strengths and resiliency and serve as a guide through life transitions and change-making processes.

Lisa’s clinical experience includes working on a hospice inpatient unit, providing mental health therapy at a local counseling center and treating clients at Holcomb Behavioral Health Systems.

Lisa has non-profit development and leadership experience as founder of YoungMoms, an agency that serves pregnant and parenting teens in Southern Chester County. She also works with transitional age youth who are leaving the foster care system.

Lisa specializes in treating clients who are struggling with grief and loss, intimate betrayal trauma, divorce, unplanned pregnancy, depression, anxiety, addiction, attachment disorder, bipolar, borderline, PTSD, childhood trauma, co-dependency and spiritual wounds. Lisa uses an individualized approach and draws on a variety of therapeutic modalities including narrative therapy, trauma-focused CBT, DBT, Solution Focused Therapy and Christian counseling.

Lisa has been married to her husband for 37 years, has raised four children and is now Baba to five grandkids.

Licensed Social Worker

Lisa Gafgen MacMain, LSW

  • Training towards LCSW licensure - in progress

  • General Mental Health Concerns

  • Attachment

  • Addictions

  • Anxiety

  • Bipolar

  • College Counseling

  • Depression

  • Domestic Violence

  • Faith-Based Counseling

  • Families

  • Grief & Loss

  • Groups

  • Life Transitions

  • Self-Worth/Self-Esteem

  • Trauma

  • Adolescents

  • Children

  • Intimate Betrayal Trauma

  • Unplanned Pregnancy

  • Teen Moms

  • Foster Care

  • Transitional-Age Youth

Lisa Gafgen MacMain, LSW

West Chester, Kennett Square, Telehealth

Master of Social Service

Bryn Mawr

Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research

Bachelor of Science (B.S.)

Elementary Education

Elizabethtown College

LSW License SW130817

  • National Association of Social Workers (NASW)

  • American Association of Christian Counselors (AACC)

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