Dr.Leslie Hamilton

PhD, LMFT
Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist of Total Life Counseling

Professional Psychotherapist, Couples Counselor, Divorce Consultant and Life Coach based in Orlando FL.

Leslie’s Bio

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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.

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.

Professional Experience

Dr. Leslie has over ten years experience counseling couples, and adults in a variety of clinical settings. She has

  1. Worked with victims of abuse and neglect through community mental health centers in South Florida, as well as Central Florida.
  2. Taught court-approved anger management and parenting classes.
  3. Provided individual counseling on a variety of issues, including anxiety, depression, self-esteem, lack of personal fulfillment, and more.
  4. Maintained a private practice in which she provided couples counseling on such issues as infidelity, sexual distress, poor communication, emotional detachment, and parenting differences.
  5. Served as a Court Appointed Parenting Coordinator to families in the divorce process, to assist parents in working collaboratively in co-parenting their children.

Therapeutic Approach

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

Education

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.

Professional Licenses & Memberships

  • licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in the State of Florida (# MT 2371)
  • Member of the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (AAMFT).

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