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What I Do

As the first ever program manager of mental health and wellbeing at Banfield, my goal is to create a healthy, energized and inclusive work environment by providing the best possible mental health support to our associates that embrace their unique differe

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Why I Do It

I love my pets, and I have such gratitude, respect and admiration for all veterinary professionals. I'm truly honored to be a part of helping to make a better world for veterinary professionals and ultimately creating a healthier world for pets and people

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My Big Career Moment

Creating a holistic suicide prevention and intervention strategy that builds on the current foundation of our health and wellbeing practice. We're working hard to bring long-overdue mental health support, not only to Banfield, but to the industry as whole

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Mental Fitness: It’s Okay to Not be Okay

18/06/2020 06:00am | 3370 views

Younger generations can teach us a lot about how to be open and honest with our grieving. 

In my previous two articles I talked about some of the self-regulation skills that younger generations might have had less opportunity to practice growing up(How to Fight Isolation and How Feedback Makes You Resilient). This time I want to focus on something they can teach the rest of us: openly communicating about grief.

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Mental Fitness: How Feedback Makes You Resilient

23/05/2020 06:00am | 3755 views

This is Part 2 of 2 articles covering a key skill we need to help younger generations develop: how to self-regulate. Part 1 is here.

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Mental Fitness: How to Fight Isolation Now That So Many are Working From Home

19/05/2020 06:00am | 3605 views

This is Part 1 of 2 articles covering a key skill we need to help younger generations develop: how to self-regulate. Part 2 is here.

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About Our Associates

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Lisa Stewart-Brown

LCSW MBA Program Manager, Mental Health and Wellbeing
Banfield Pet Hospital

Lisa Stewart-Brown has a passion for building comprehensive mental health strategies to meet the unique needs of associates. With over 20+ years of experience, she integrates mental health and wellbeing into the business by drawing upon her work as a licensed clinical social worker and her MBA knowledge. Prior to Banfield Pet Hospital, Lisa held roles at United States Postal Services Employee Assistant Program, Costco’s Employee Assistant Program, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Rady’s Children’s Hospital.  Lisa lives with her wife, two children and nine pet family members, on a small farm in California.