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About

Lisa Anllo, PhD

I am an experienced couples therapist and expert in clinical sexuality. If you are looking for deeper insight about yourself and longer-lasting results to address relationship issues and sexuality related concerns you may benefit from my approach which places importance on understanding the full context of your emotional distress, including an examination of early attachment experiences and identifying stages of development for both individuals and couples.

 

Perhaps you have tried other therapies before but have not resolved your issues due to either a lack of specific background in couples dynamics or sexuality, or because the therapist did not take a leadership role in identifying problematic patterns and targeting necessary points of change. My style is appropriately challenging and directive yet empowering for those desiring an opportunity to embrace personal growth.  

Experience

Over 20 years experience with helping individuals and couples

Throughout my career I have sought specialized training opportunities including advanced post-doctoral training in clinical sexuality as well as on-going continuing education in sex therapy and couples therapy. I am also experienced in addressing sexuality after cancer and in providing expert presentations to professionals as well as the community on sexuality after cancer. 

Qualifications
Honors 

2001-present

Clinical psychologist in independent private practice

2015-present

Independent Contractor, Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center, Survivorship & Supportive Care Program

1998-2001

Post-doctoral training in clinical sexuality, Center for Marital & Sexual Health, Beachwood OH under Co-Directors Stanley E. Althof, PhD, Stephen B. Levine, MD & Candace Risen, LISW

1995

PhD Clinical Psychology, University of Maryland at College Park

Recipient of Susan G. Komen Foundation of WNY Hope Award for Healthcare Professionals, 2009

Additional training

2018-2019

Completed Developmental Model of Couples Therapy Training under Ellyn Bader PhD at The Couples Institute

Memberships

Society for Sex Therapy & Research, International Society for the Study of Women's Sexual Health, Scientific Network on Female Sexual Health & Cancer, Psychological Association of Western New York, Behavioral Healthcare Network