Thank you so much for perusing my profile. I am so proud of you for taking this step towards healing. A little bit about me: I am a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with six years of experience working with children, families, couples and teenagers. I have worked in community based health and have collaborated with individuals and families on coping with issues such as depression, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, parenting challenges, anxiety, substance abuse, setting boundaries and building autonomy, confidence and resilience.
My philosophy to therapy is client centered, focusing on building trust, rapport and emotional safety within the therapeutic space. My aim is to create an open and warm environment where individuals feel comfortable and safe to freely express themselves. I believe the primary agents of change are self-compassion, awareness, affect regulation and resiliency. I would be honored to work with you to build new behaviors and mindsets that can offer you relief and a deeper understanding of patterns so you can heal and thrive in all realms of your life.
Additional areas of focus: Addictions, LGBT, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Eating disorders, Parenting issues, Anger management, Depression, Coping with life changes, ADHD, Abandonment, Attachment Issues
Clinical approaches: Attachment-Based Therapy, Client-Centered Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy
CA LMFT 115706
I truly appreciate all the time I’ve spent with Lesley. Her advice and guidance has been a lifesaver.
Written on Oct 25, 2022 after therapy with Lesley for 8 months on issues concerning depression, relationship issues, grief, self esteem, and coping with life changes
Lesley is very easy to talk to. She gives great action advise and is very supportive of my individual process.
Written on May 10, 2022 after therapy with Lesley for 4 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, intimacy-related issues, parenting issues, self esteem, and coping with life changes
Lesley is a great therapist and I’ve made great progress working with her. I really recommend her!!
Written on Dec 10, 2021 after therapy with Lesley for 4 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, family conflicts, and coping with life changes
Very comfortable to talk to and is a great active listener.
Written on Oct 11, 2021 after therapy with Lesley for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, and self esteem