Lisa Weiner is a nurse practitioner, parent consultant, parent educator and faculty member at the Neufeld Institute. She is a dynamic teacher and experienced parent consultant. 

Lisa’s work is fully rooted in the attachment-based developmental approach of Dr. Gordon Neufeld. The Neufeld Paradigm has deeply enriched her own parenting and her understanding of herself, human development and relationships.

Lisa loves helping parents make sense of their kids through the lens of developmental science. She has supported growth and healing in families struggling with illness, divorce, aggression, screen time, discipline, neurodivergence, attention issues and anxiety.

Lisa’s style is warm, supportive and down-to-earth. She lives in Portland, Oregon and is the mother of two boys, ages 18 and 14.




Tufts University, Medford, MA. Bachelor’s of Arts in English; additional concentrations in Women’s Studies and Psychology

Massachusetts General Institute of Health Professions, Boston, MA. Masters of Science in Nursing, Women’s Health and General Adult Primary Care

Neufeld Institute, Vancouver BC. Facilitator Training Program, Therapy Focus Program, Faculty Internship, Parent Consulting Program