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Carla Leslie

Licensed Mental Health Counselor

Office Location: Lehigh Acres,

Ages seen: Teens, Adults, Elderly

Certifications: Qualified Supervisor,

Education: Hodges University

Degree(s): Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Affiliations: NBCC – 628399, National Board for Certified Counselors, INC.,

About Carla Leslie

I like to use cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) because I want to help my clients become aware of how challenging situations affect their thoughts and how they can use a pragmatic approach to problem-solving in a more efficient way. Numerous research studies indicate that CBT leads to substantial improvements in functioning and quality of life. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy can be used to treat anxiety, depression, post-traumatic stress disorder, mood disorders, and personality disorders. My treatment approach is goal-oriented, hands-on, and short-term. I use a collaborative method to help develop an understanding of problems while developing a treatment strategy.