Lisa Wittorff

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Parent coaching, family and child therapy for families with adopted, gender diverse, special needs and challenging children. The journey of parenting can sometimes seem impossible, especially if your child doesn’t fit the definition of a “typical” child. I understand.


  • Adolescent/Teen Therapy
  • Child Therapy
  • Couples Therapy
  • Family Therapy
  • Individual Therapy
  • Adolescent/Teen Therapy
  • Child Therapy
  • Couples Therapy
  • Family Therapy
  • Individual Therapy

My Approach

I use family systems theory, cognitive behavioral therapy, and brain science to teach families and children how to live happy and healthy lives. I help parents understand their children’s needs and set reasonable expectations. My passion is helping families with challenges thrive, and I hope I can help you and your family.

My Background

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Portland, Oregon. I have many years experience working with families and children with special needs. I especially love working with children who are not neurotypical, including diagnoses such as RAD, FASD, ASD. ADHD and other challenging behaviors that don't include a diagnosis . I am also the adoptive parent of 3 children from foster care who are now young adults. My children have been through almost every struggle and diagnosis possible, so I have a lot of “hands on” parenting knowledge. I have tried many kinds of parenting throughout my journey, and discovering Mindful Parenting and Collaborative Problem Solving finally made everything going on with my children and the families I work with make sense. I was able to use these tools to transform my relationship with my children, and help other parents change their relationships as well. To learn more, check out my website at , or email me at

Insurance Plans Accepted

  • MODA
  • PacificSource
  • Regence BC/BS


  • 971-232-1267
  • Website
  • Wise Owl Parenting Solutions, 8383 NE Sandy Blvd, 320-E
    Portland, OR 97220

At a Glance

  • Experience: 20 Year(s) of Practice
  • Neighborhood: Madison-South
  • Rate: $110-150/session
  • Free Initial Consultation

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