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Qualifications and Experience
Leslie is a Licensed Social Wroker. She earned her Masters in Clinical Social Work (at the University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration), and her Bachelors in Social Work (at Luther College in Iowa). Leslie has a diverse experience in therapy. She's worked with adolescents and adults in many different settings ranging from individual and group therapy to crisis intervention in the Emergency Room. Leslie practices from a strength-based approach, and combines several modalities including cognitive behavioral therapy, motivational interviewing, dialectical behavioral therapy, and mindfulness. She believes that the key to success is a strong therapeutic relationship, and she strives to provide a warm and accepting environment that is conducive to positive change. Specialties: ADD; anxiety disorder; depression; bipolar disorder; self-esteem; stress management; behavioral issues; coping skills; mindfulness; child, adolescent, and adult therapy.
Verified Patient Reviews
Leslie is wonderful so far -- she's really helped me get to some things I haven't wanted to admit to myself, and I look forward to our appointments each week.
Leslie was very helpful and knowledgeable. After leaving my appointment I felt much better. I left with a few tools to help me until our next visit, which is much more than I expected.