Lisa Zeitz, L.M.S.W.

Professional Education Instructor
Lisa Zeitz is wearing a black top and smiling at the camera.

Lisa Zeitz, L.M.S.W., began her career at NYU Medical Center in pediatric oncology.  There she established new programs to support critically ill children and their families.  Zeitz went on to work in a variety of settings, specializing in supporting patients and families as they face end of life struggles and challenges.

After work in outpatient hospice, she has spent the last 17 years at the Bereavement Center of Westchester, in particular managing a bereavement program for young families, the Tree House. This program provides support to families with children between four and eighteen who have suffered the death of a parent or child. In addition, she presents widely on children, families and grief. Zeitz also teaches at the undergraduate and graduate level on loss and bereavement. She has also trained in mindfulness work and conducts trainings and workshops for groups in meditation techniques.