Marriage Counseling, Couples Therapy,
Mental Health Counseling, Individual & Family Therapy

My passion is to assist you in making desired changes in your life and relationships; to help you create the difference that leads to lasting happiness, internal peace and acceptance.

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Welcome to Lakewood Ranch Family Counseling

Lakewood Ranch Family CounselingWe offer our clients a range of private counseling and life coaching services in a comfortable and supportive atmosphere – a safe place to feel accepted, heard and understood. Utilizing a highly personalized approach, we tailor your treatment to meet your individual needs, goals and expectations.

You may have tried working with other therapists before, but the demands of life made it too difficult to fully commit. With our unique concierge model of therapy, including specialized à la carte services, you’ll experience the care and dedication you deserve on a schedule that works for you.

If you’re sick of feeling stuck and want to take the first steps towards creating the life you want, contact us today.

Meet Lisa Bissett, M.Ed./Ed.S., LMHC
Founder of Lakewood Ranch Family Counseling

As owner and founder of Lakewood Ranch Family Counseling, Ms. Bissett specializes in treatment of mood and anxiety disorders, as well as marriage and family problems. Ms. Bissett provides pre-marital counseling, couples therapy, mental health counseling, blended family counseling, parenting support, life coaching and practical guidance for individuals, couples and families going through any of life’s transitions.

I have over a dozen years of post-graduate experience with clients of all ages, in settings ranging from inpatient psychiatric hospitals to outpatient mental health & substance abuse treatment centers. For the last five years in private practice, I’ve been providing counseling services to individuals, couples & families in Sarasota, Bradenton and Lakewood Ranch. As a licensed therapist trained in the art of psychotherapy, I have the educational and professional background to help you get unstuck, achieve your goals, and cultivate the life you desire.

Meet David Jarrell, Certified Master Practitioner of NLP & Certified Practitioner of Hypnosis

As Co-Owner of Lakewood Ranch Family Counseling, Mr. Jarrell specializes in helping clients with anxiety, addiction, improved personal health and performance, and conquering self-sabotage. Through the use of Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) and Hypnotherapy, Mr. Jarrell is able to help clients identify and work with the attachments, limiting beliefs and unwanted behaviors that have led to their current “stuck” state.

DAVID JARRELLCertified Master Practitioner of NLP & Certified Practitioner of Hypnosis
After spending 13 years advising clients on various aspects of their financial life, I found that my passion in life is helping people deal with adversity and uncertainty. We deal with adversity and uncertainty based on our values. Whether it’s financial or personal, the results are the same; our environment, beliefs and identity form as a result of our Inherited and Intrinsic Values. My Faith, Marriage, Family & Friends, Health and Career come first in my life, and in that order. I try to live everyday and make every decision with that in mind.


Sometimes we just need time out to refocus and gather ourselves before starting out again.

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Wondering if therapy is right for you or your loved one? I provide a free phone consultation to all new clients. Fill out the form below and you will be contacted within two business days to schedule your free consultation.