Lisa Priestnall has a BA in Psychology from McMaster University. She worked at the Syl Apps Youth Centre for 18 years where she worked closely with troubled youth. Lisa loves classical music and travelling. Her passion for reading and her bravery to share her story has lead her to be an author in the Empowering Women to Succeed VV book. She currently works with seniors at a retirement home in the GTA. In the future, Lisa wants to get into coaching and mentoring women with mental health and addiction struggles.