Leslie is a Registered Social Worker and Registered Clinical Counsellor specializing in the areas of trauma & PTSD, mood & anxiety, and substance use. Leslie’s approach emphasizes safety, relationship, and connecting with the wisdom of the body. She holds a Masters of Social Work from UBC and a Bachelor of Social Work from Dalhousie University and has over ten years of experience working with adults and youth in diverse mental health and addictions services. She holds a Graduate Certificate in Complex Trauma and Sexual Abuse Intervention and has completed training in somatic-attachment therapies, EMDR, IFS, and Narrative Therapy. In addition to her counselling practice, Leslie is an established trainer in the area of trauma-sensitive yoga, and an inspired practitioner of permaculture and herbalism.