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About Dr. Lisa Conway

Dr. Conway holds a Bachelors Degree from the University of Oklahoma and a Doctoral Degree from the University of Wyoming. She completed her American Psychological Association-accredited internship at the Ralph H. Johnson Veterans Affairs Medical Center and the National Crime Victims and Research Treatment Center (NCVC) in Charleston, SC; she also completed a two-year postdoctoral fellowship at the NCVC. In addition to being a Licensed Clinical Psychologist in the State of Illinois, Dr. Conway is also Board Certified in Cognitive and Behavioral Psychology by the American Board of Professional Psychology.

Preparing For College: Part Two

Many people will tell you that college was the best time of their lives, and movies certainly make that seem the case. We at EDGE Counseling Solutions hope that you have a fantastic time getting to know new people, learning information that is of interest to you, and pursuing opportunities you may not have had [...]

By | 2017-09-05T16:26:37+00:00 September 5th, 2017|College, Counseling, Professors, Tutoring|0 Comments

Preparing For College: Part One

Before moving into full-time clinical work, I was a professor at Northern Illinois University in the Psychology Department. I really enjoyed teaching and mentoring, and at the same time, I realized how much I missed doing direct clinical work, which is why I moved into full-time clinical practice and was fortunate enough to join EDGE [...]

By | 2017-08-29T15:31:06+00:00 August 29th, 2017|College, Counseling, Professors, students, Tutoring|0 Comments

Mindfulness In Practice: Part Three

Becoming more regularly aware of your current thoughts, feelings and physical sensations is another way to continue your mindfulness practice. While this intention seems relatively simple, it can be challenging to enact. Taking a moment to pay attention to yourself and what is happening around you is not the default mode for many, as [...]

Mindfulness in Practice: Part Two

 Mindfulness in Practice Part Two In order to practice mindfulness, it can be easier to direct your focus on a specific task or target to present moment awareness. For instance, “single-tasking,” or focusing completely on whatever you’re doing (e.g., taking a shower, washing the dishes, walking), is a great starting point. Use all five senses [...]