Lisa Gottlieb, MSW, SSW

CNVC Certified Trainer

Certified Kripalu yoga teacher

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Lisa is passionate about Compassionate-Nonviolent Communication and is deeply invested in supporting individuals, couples and families by teaching skills and offering tools to bring more ease, peace, connection and empathy into their lives. 


Lisa works with businesses, non-profits, faith-based organizations, schools and other groups to find effective methods to improve communication with participants, staff and customers, solve problems and increase productivity and worker satisfaction.

Lisa has lived and worked in Ann Arbor, MI for the last forty years, raising her children and working for the last 18 years as a school social worker for Washtenaw Intermediate School District in a variety of programs, including the Court Involved Youth Program, where she initiated the facility's first vegetable gardens, and taught yoga and mindfulness. Lisa is a co-founder of Selma Cafe, a non-profit local food and breakfast party that supports sustainable agriculture. Lisa is an avid knitter, loves spending time with her family and her 10 year old Jack Russell, and traveling Michigan in her 1989 VW Camper Vanagon.