Current Winner

Carl A. Whitaker Award

The Carl A. Whitaker Award is given to an MFT who has distinguished themselves by contributing to the field of Marriage and Family Therapy in creative or innovative ways. It is named after Carl Whitaker because he was a pioneer in the marriage and family therapy field. Through his experiential family therapy, he was personally engaged in helping families bring about change and flexibility in the family system.

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Lisa Yee

Lisa Yee, LMFT, is a marriage and family therapist, educator, author, speaker, and AASECT-certified sex therapist and supervisor. She has a private practice in Madison, Wisconsin, specializing in contemporary relationships and sex therapy. Lisa is a graduate of Edgewood College’s Marriage and Family Therapy master’s program. In 2017 she became an AASECT certified therapist. In 2019 she became an EMDR certified therapist. From July 2019 to May 2021, Lisa served on Marriage and Family Therapy, Professional Counseling, and Social Work (MPSW) Examining Board. She has recently begun training in hypnotherapy. Lisa has presented on Sexless Marriages both in 2017 and in 2019. She loves to travel and enjoys her blended family life. To find out more about her practice, feel free to look her up at