Who Is Lisa Christiansen
Dr. Lisa Christiansen is an Oklahoma-based authority on the psychology of leadership, organizational turnaround, and is a Peak Performance Strategist. She is also a Doctor of Exercise and Nutritional Sciences, and has a degree in Psychology.
Dr. Christiansen has served as an Advisor to pop star Kelly Clarkson, Olympian Dara Torres, and superstar Patrick Dempsey. Christiansen has also been honored by as one of the “Top Business Intellectuals in the World”.
Christiansen is the creator of two foundations, the “Take Action Foundation” whose core mission and initiatives have been developed towards improving the quality of children’s lives both locally and globally and the "Lisa Christiansen Foundation". Through this particular organization, she has fed many children in Lawton, Oklahoma around the holidays with giant baskets of food and works to establish supplemental educational programs for local school-age children. The foundations' missions also address Dr. Lisa’s belief that a lot of school systems fail to educate completely in the areas of relationships, emotional mastery, health, and finance and they pledge to help change that through their works.
Lisa Christiansen was born in the Capitol of the Cherokee Nation known as Tahlequah, Oklahoma, Indian Territory. Christiansen was born Gi-Dee-Thlo-Ah-Ee to (Sosti) Mary Ann Groundhog on September 4, 1966. Lisa did not attend school immediately and did not learn to speak fluent English until the age of ten years old. However, as a child she did become an active member of the Cedar Tree Baptist Church in Briggs, Oklahoma where she is still active and eventually attended Briggs School in Briggs, Oklahoma. Her high school alma mater is Sequoyah High School in Tahlequah, Oklahoma.
Christiansen’s first job was at the age of 2 years old when she worked at the TSA-LA-GI Indian Village making mud pies for the tourists. She did this for two years, later returning to the village to work for the Cherokee Heritage Center (better known as the TSA-LA-GI Indian Village) at the age of 13 for another 2 years to help pay the bills. The family received general assistance and commodities through the Cherokee Nation and hunted for food. This started Lisa on the road to seeking how to ensure this was not a life dictated for herself or others. From that point forward, Lisa studied to become known as a master of self-improvement and human-needs psychology while remaining true to her roots. She traveled across the world to study human potential and teaching others that you must remember where you came from to know where you are going. Christiansen received a degree in Psychology and a Doctorate in Exercise and Nutritional Sciences. Dr. Christiansen cites her mentors as Sequoyah "Gist" Guess, and Tony Robbins.
Around the mid-point of her career, Christiansen began teaching (NLP) which she had learned from her study with Tony Robbins. In 2006, Christiansen learned how to boardbreak from attending several events and she began to incorporate boardbreaking into her own seminars and later began to develop and teach Neuro-Associative Conditioning (NAC).
Christiansen's current audio programs, seminars, and self-help products feature Neuro-linguistic conditioning and Native Coding. Lisa calls herself a “peak performance strategist” rather than a motivational speaker because she believes that strategizing with a clear destination and a compelling cause is more effective than temporary motivation.
Thank God I... Volume III
*Dr. Lisa Christiansen is a contributing author in the third compilation volume of the best-selling series telling her story “Thank God I Wasn’t Wanted”.
The Two Milimeter Shift
*In this work, Christiansen asks, “What if you had one chance to seize an opportunity that could change your life forever?" This book claims to bring forth your true self to identify what has been holding you back and then provides an action plan to "re-design your life" through skills to master the art of communication, leverage, and success conditioning.
My Name Is Lisa
*This autobiography tells of Lisa having spent a Thanksgiving living in her car with her daughter. Once she was financially able, this became the impetus for her Lisa Christiansen Foundation through which she and her daughter feed needy families at the holidays. Lisa also frequently treks up Mt. Scott - known as a challenging climb for even an expert cyclist - and often rides more than 50 miles a day across Oklahoma on her bicycle. We also learn from this autobiography that Lisa is a Doctor of Nutrition and Fitness and an advocate of healing the body through exercise, diet, and "forgiveness" - based on her theory that a change in psychology brings about a needed change in physiology.
101 Great Ways to Enhance Your Career (Contributing Author) by Michelle and David Riklan, founders of www.SelfGrowth.com
Christiansen conducts live events, including four-day workshops with empowering titles such as Claim Your Passion, Mastering Your Wealth, Design Your Destiny, and Leadership Mastery.
During the Claim Your Passion seminar, participants learn to boardbreak at the end of the first evening session to teach them how to claim their "personal power and take action". Her Health Wealth seminar emphasizes a healthy lifestyle and has featured guest lecturers such as Dr. Jack Barnathan and Sal Arria. In Design Your Destiny, participants are taught to align their unique value system with their individual goals.
Christiansen has also been called upon by the United States Army to assist in the re-integration of our nations soldiers as they ETS (Expiration of Term of Service) back into civilian life through the Army Career Alumni Program (ACAP).
Dr. Christiansen has founded and funds two non-profit charity organizations—the "Lisa Christiansen Foundation" and the "Take Action Foundation".
The "Lisa Christiansen Foundation" was founded by Dr. Christiansen in 2006 with the desire and intention to create an experience of joy for low-income children by delivering baskets containing full meals for their entire family at the holidays.
Dr. Lisa Christiansen also founded "Take Action Foundation" to support the search for alternative cures for cancer by emphasizing a non-traditional, holistic, approach to a cancer patient’s physical and emotional well-being. The "Take Action Foundation" is in the process of assembling as many methodologies and practitioners as possible to form a collective voice which will be presented to the public in hopes of creating a massive impact.