Specialties

Leslie an advocate for children, adolescents, and adults is committed to helping cargivers navigate the complex world of special education and the world of the special need adult.  She also shares her personal journey with her caregivers of seniors, having helped manage the care of her own parents who had serious medical problems and dementia for over a decade.  Leslie has been a consultant, educator, and resource to caregivers and seniors for the past eleven years.  She lectures widely on topics related to understanding the CSE/CPSE process, improving parent/school collaboration, parenting issues, funding of special needs trusts, social security, medicare supplemental insurance, long-term care insurance, estate planning, aging, and work/family balance to caregivers, parents, health care professionals, and seniors.

Treatment Specialization Includes:

  • Advocate at Special Education Meetings (CSE/CPSE/504, Manifestation Determination, Impartial & Superintendent Hearings)
  • Connect Parents to Outside Referrals as Needed
  • Counseling for Children, Adolescents & Adults
  • Develop Care Plans for Children
  • Functional Behavioral Assessment & Behavior Intervention Plans
  • Help Parents Become Effective Communicators with their Child's School District
  • Help Parents Understand their Child's Unique Academic and Behavioral Needs
  • Help Parents Understand What Educational Options are Availabe for their Children
  • Identifiy Early Childhood and Adolescent Disorders
  • LGBT Friendly Counseling
  • Parenting Groups
  • Psychological & Educational Evaluations
  • Special Needs Trusts (Funding & Planning)
  • Teach Parents How to Navigate the Special Education Maze
  • Teach Parents How to Identify Their Child's Special Educational Needs
Other Specialties: Monitoring of in Home Health Care Workers

  • Caregiver Support Groups & Individual Counseling  ("The Sandwich Generation")
  • Community Services & Support Review
  • Connect Caregivers to Additional Services as Needed
  • Develop a Care Plans for Seniors
  • Environment/Safety Assessment
  • Elder Care Advocacy & Family Education
  • Emergency and Crisis Situations Follow-up
  • Estate Planning
  • Grief Counseling
  • Liaison with Seniors and Special Needs Estate Planning Attorneys, Doctors and other Health Care Professionals
  • Medicare Advantage, Supplement, RX, and Long Term Care Insurance
  • Mental Health Evaluations
  • Nursing Home & Rehab Monitoring and Visits
  • Preparation with Pre-Funeral Planning
  • Psychological & Senior Assessments
  • Relationship Problems
  • Review Placement in Nursing, Assisted Living & Independent Living Facilities
  • Self-Esteem Issues
  • Stress Management
  • Work & Career Issues



Leslie's program is uniquely designed to furnish each client with the education, resources, and the support to help care for special needs children and aging adults.  In a comfortable and supportive atmosphere, Leslie offers a highly personalized approach tailored to each of her clients individual needs to help them attain the personal growth they’re striving for.



My Modality

Cognitive/Behavioral
Psychodynamic




Contact Me

Location

Availability

Primary

Monday:

9:00 am-9:00 pm

Tuesday:

9:00 am-9:00 pm

Wednesday:

9:00 am-9:00 pm

Thursday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Friday:

9:00 am-3:00 pm

Saturday:

By Appointment

Sunday:

Closed