Lisa Cantrell

Executive Director

Lisa is a psychologist, professor at Sacramento State University, and the founder of Capital Storytelling. She holds a doctorate in Psychology and has a background in print and radio journalism— having written and produced stories for KQED and KALW in San Francisco as well as for her own podcast An InExact Science.  Her heart, however, is in teaching other people how to tell their own true stories. She trains educators, physicians, researchers, and activists to use storytelling to communicate and transform themselves and their communities. You can find out more at her website:

Listen to Lisa tell a story on the RISK! Podcast below! To hear the original unedited episode, go here.

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