Dr. Lisa Hardebeck
Dr. Lisa Hardebeck is the owner and Clinic Director at Olympic Psychology Services.
She earned a Master’s degree in counseling from St. Martin’s University, and a Ph.D. in clinical psychology from Seattle Pacific University. After finishing her Ph.D., she completed a post-doctoral fellowship through Tacoma’s Mary Bridge Pediatric Psychology Services Unit, and the University of Washington’s Center on Human Development and Disability.
Dr. Hardebeck practiced for three years at Woodcreek Healthcare in Puyallup before opening her own clinic in 2006. In 2013 Dr. Hardebeck moved her practice from Olympia to Tacoma, and hired additional psychologists to provide much-needed services in the South Sound community. In her administration of Olympic Psychology Services, Dr. Hardebeck remains cognizant of the mental health needs in the community, and is meticulous in recruiting the highest quality psychologists to meet those needs. When necessary, Dr. Hardebeck provides oversight and consultation on all manner of cases at the clinic.
While she has enjoyed a varied practice over the years, Dr. Hardebeck has become especially passionate about couples therapy in recent years and now works exclusively with couples. She is fully certified in both Gottman Couples Therapy and Emotionally-Focused Couples Therapy (EFT). She is also a certified Discrenment Counselor and has advanced training in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). Dr. Hardebeck works with couples of all orientations and identities; she is LGBTQ+ affirming, and sex-positive.
Dr. Hardebeck lives in Tacoma with her spouse of over 30 years, and they have two adult children. In her free time she enjoys reading, hiking, paddleboarding, and spending time with family, as well as an occasional game of horseshoes at Wright Park.