Lori Vann, MA, LPCS
Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor/CEO
Vann and Associates
International Speaker, International Media Commentator, multi-book author, innovator, and mental health authority, Lori Vann is a Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor with over 20 years of experience working with, studying, and creating programs for Non-Suicidal Self-injury. She is regarded as a Global Authority on the topic of NSSI. She is a much sought after speaker because of her engaging and authentic style that keeps the audience's attention with stories and metaphors that are easily understood. She is able to clearly articulate concepts that are often times challenging to comprehend. In addition to her 250 media interviews on a National and International basis, she recently interviewed Dr. Phil McGraw regarding his thoughts on the increase of NSSI and SI. Their discussion led to him stating, in front of an international audience of 2500 people, that he planned to follow up with her regarding how to work together. She has written four books on the topic of NSSI, run the longest exclusively self-injury support groups in all of North Texas, and has developed the Self-injury Prevention and Intervention Program (SIPIP) for schools and treatment centers.