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Lissi Seneway, Poet & Author of Moonbeams & Melted Spoons

Lissi is an internationally published poet, a psychotherapist, and a professor. She draws on her professional experience for much of her work, seeking to give a voice through her writing to those who have been affected by addiction, mental illness, and trauma. She also writes haiku about love and nature. Publications include Reverie Street (Chatham College), Collage (Middle Tennessee State University), The Nightingale Poetry Journal, and international anthologies PS: It’s Still Poetry Volume II (Poetry Soup) and Into Pieces (Oprelle Publishing). Her literary influences are Edgar Allan Poe, Sylvia Plath, Robert Frost, and lyricists Scott Weiland and Nikki Sixx.

Lissi Seneway, Poet & Author of Moonbeams & Melted Spoons

Lissi obtained her Master of Science in mental health and substance abuse counseling at Nova Southeastern University in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. As an undergraduate at Florida Atlantic University’s Honors College in Jupiter, she earned her Baccalaureate degree in psychology, graduating as a member of Phi Sigma Pi National Honor Society.

She is a licensed psychotherapist, a Certified Addiction Professional in the state of Florida, and an Internationally Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor. Lissi has dedicated her career to working with men and women living with substance abuse issues, many who often have additional conditions, including depression and anxiety. Lissi has also worked closely and therapeutically with the families of people with substance abuse issues.

Lissi is an adjunct college professor and has taught psychology and sociology at the College of Health and Allied Development, guest lectured on substance abuse at South University, and guest lecture on psychopharmacology at the Rochester Institute of Technology. She has trained mental health and substance abuse providers in Palm Beach County on such topics as theories of addiction, attachment disorders, and family systems theory.

Poet | Lissi Seneway | Author of Moonbeams & Melted Spoons

MEEt Lissi

LISSI SENEWAY, LMHC, CAP, ICADC

Lissi is an internationally published poet, a psychotherapist, and a professor. She draws on her professional experience for much of her work, seeking to give a voice through her writing to those who have been affected by addiction, mental illness, and trauma. She also writes haiku about love and nature. 

A LETTER TO MY READERS

I write about the dark side of emotional and psychological conditions, about love, and about the natural world. You may see something in a poem about addiction that sparks pain, while someone else reading the same piece they feel comfort in the fact that they are not alone.

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