Leslie is a Psychotherapist, Couples Counselor, Divorce Consultant and Life Coach who draws upon Cognitive-Behavioral, Emotionally-Focused and Narrative Therapies to guide her work. Dr. Leslie Hamilton, PhD is also an adjunct professor at Palm Beach Atlantic University’s Orlando campus where she teaches counseling courses to Master’s level students. Leslie is also a wife and mother to three children, so she draws upon her experiences to relate to women on a variety of women’s issues including postpartum depression, work/family balance, self-esteem and personal development goals. She also draws upon her experience as a child of divorced parents to help other divorced parents work collaboratively in parenting their children.
Leslie’s therapeutic approach is to provide a comfortable, relaxed environment in which to offer support and practical feedback to help clients address their personal life challenges. She integrates complementary methodologies and techniques to offer a highly personalized approach to each client, couple or family. With compassion and understanding, she works to help clients identify and build upon their strengths and resources in order attain their personal goals.
Personal Experience & Community Involvement
Dr. Leslie stays busy attending sporting events for her three children, including football, cheer-leading and track. She is a bit of a fitness junkie and tries her best to live a healthy, active lifestyle. She can be found cheering for her Florida Gators in the Swamp or doing yoga in a local studio.
After graduating with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Florida, Dr. Leslie attended the University of Miami, where she earned a Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology. She continued her studies at Nova Southeastern University, earning her Ph.D. in Family Therapy.