Dr. Leslie is passionate about helping clients with eating, weight, and body image concerns. As a doctoral intern in the Counseling and Psychological Services Center at Northwestern University, Dr. Leslie was part of an Eating Concerns Assessment and Treatment Team. She also works with clients experiencing anxiety, depression, sleep difficulties, and relationship issues. Dr. Leslie has researched and developed interventions aimed at increasing physical activity levels and changing eating behaviors. She has presented throughout the United States on topics related to health and psychology.
As a therapist, Dr. Leslie uses evidenced-based therapeutic modalities and personalized therapy to best fit the unique needs of each person. She focuses on building a strong and trusting relationship with everyone she works with. She focuses on helping people gain a better understanding of themselves as they develop new strategies to best meet their goals. Dr. Leslie uses evidence-based approaches in an individualized manner which allows her to tailor treatment to best fit each person. She draws primarily from cognitive behavioral, acceptance and commitment, and interpersonal therapy approaches. Her approach to therapy is based on her belief that a supportive, validating, nonjudgmental, and empowering environment facilitates positive change.
We are currently offering remote teletherapy services in Illinois and Georgia. As of July 1, 2020 our services have expanded to Arizona, Colorado, Delaware, Georgia, Illinois, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, Nevada, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Texas, & Utah.
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