Hi, I'm Lisa Birnesser

A stress mastery coach, author, and speaker, dedicated to help you master stress and live an extraordinary life.

Helping You Create a Life

You Love Without Stress!

Lisa Birnesser is a stress mastery coach, author, and speaker. Her passion is to help people master stress through powerful conversation.

In her 34 years as an occupational therapist, Lisa held a variety of positions as therapist, therapy supervisor and therapy instructor. She has experience in psychiatric and geriatric care, as well as practiced in home and outpatient clinical settings. Lisa has conducted stress management, coping skills and assertiveness training classes. As a result of her experience and training, Lisa has helped thousands of people reduce stress in their lives.

Recognizing the value of stress reduction, Lisa has devoted the last twelve years as a massage therapist and is the retired owner of Transformations Massage and Wellness Center in both Knoxville, Tennessee, and Asheville, North Carolina.

She has spoken to groups on a local regional and national level on a variety of topics in occupational therapy. Lisa Is also is a public speaker about the effects of stress management to a variety of groups.

Lisa Birnesser received a Bachelor of Science in occupational therapy from the University of Kansas in 1985. She graduated from the Center of Rehabilitation Education massage program in Knoxville in 2005. Lisa also studied coaching at MentorCoach. She is credentialed as a Diplomate from the American Institute of Stress. Lisa currently lives in Asheville, North Carolina.

The American Institute of Stress Certificate


"Working with her felt like a weight has been lifted!"

Ashley W., North Carolina

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