Leslie is passionate in providing the highest level of psychological treatment, assessment, and consultation services to children, teens, adults and families. As a lifelong West Michigan resident, Leslie is deeply committed to improving the quality of life for those in her community. She is devoted to helping her clients successfully navigate life’s challenges. Her caring and compassionate approach meets individuals where they are without judgment, and she works hard to customize treatment plans to each person’s unique needs. 

Leslie has more than 15 years of clinical experience and specializes in psychological evaluations. She graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science from Aquinas College and obtained her Master’s in Counseling Education and Counseling Psychology from Western Michigan University.  In August 2020, Leslie graduated with her PhD in Clinical Psychology with a specialization in Forensic Psychology from Fielding Graduate University after completing her pre-doctoral internship at the University of Michigan. 

Assessment interests include: 

› Anxiety, mood, and thought disorders 
› Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) 
› Attachment and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders 
› Learning Disabilities 
› Bipolar Disorders in children and adults 
› Personality Disorders 
› Parent Capacity and Parenting Time evaluations 

Treatment interests include: 

› Anxiety, mood and adjustment disorders in children, teens and adults 
› Emotional and behavioral difficulties stemming from ADHD 
› Treatment of emotional and coping issues related to Autistic spectrum and Asperger’s Disorder 
› Parent-child relationship issues 
› Child custody issues such as co-parenting by divorced parents 

Treatment modalities include: 

› Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) 

› Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) 

› Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) 

› Motivational Interviewing 

› Person-Centered 

› Reality Therapy 

› Strength-Based 

Memberships: 

› American Psychological Association 
› Association of Family and Conciliation Courts 
› Family Court Counseling Professionals