Lisa Tensmeyer Hansen

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Lisa Tensmeyer Hansen

Phone Number
LMFT, Utah License 4859896-3902, BYU PhD


Business Address
1426 East 820 North
ZIP Code
Interested In Speaking Events

Practice Name
Center for Couples and Families, Flourish Therapy Inc.

Business Bio

Lisa Tensmeyer Hansen, PhD, is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who sees clients at the Center for Couples and Families, and is also clinical director of Flourish Therapy, Inc., a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization which employs ten therapists and offers subsidized therapy to LGBTQ/SSA individuals, couples, and families in the mountain west. Flourish Therapy partners with universities, community agencies and medical professionals to provide culturally competent services. Lisa is an educational speaker on community/family support for marginalized youth and provides consultation to government, church, and private organizations regarding LGBTQ mental health. She specializes in couple and family relationship distress, including issues of trust, power, emotion and attachment, recovery from trauma, and religious conflicts with sexual orientation and gender identity.

Lisa is a member of the Reconciliation and Growth Project, a think tank of both conservative and liberal therapists and academics who offer education and consultation on LGBTQ issues to mental health professionals. She also serves on Utah’s LGBTQ Suicide Prevention Workgroup, a subcommittee of the Governor’s Coalition on Suicide Prevention and on the Utah Coalition of Mental Health Associations and Professionals currently supporting legislation in Utah to ban conversion therapy. Lisa has received awards from the University of Utah for counseling supervision and from the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy for her research on adolescent emotional self-regulation. She is the editor and co-compiler of a book of women’s essays titled Why I Don’t Hide my Freckles Anymore, published by Deseret Book and a Parent's Guide to When Kids' Come Out.

Lisa recently retired as a member of the Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square. She and her husband, Bill, together wrote “Nephi’s Courage, the “I will go, I will do” Primary song.

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