Lezlee works with individuals, families, and couples. She is particularly interested in helping you build communication and conflict resolution skills. She addresses issues such as low self-esteem, depression, and anxiety which are often due to life transitions, adjustment to change, loss, and trauma.
Lezlee specializes in helping you address relationship challenges. She can help you identify the barriers that hinder your connections with people. She especially loves to work with couples and young adults to help them express their emotions. She also supports individuals and couples who experience infidelity and trust issues.
Lezlee believes that you are the expert of your life. She can help you find your unique strengths and set meaningful goals. Her approach is collaborative and holistic. Lezlee uses emotionally-focused therapy, cognitive behavioural therapy, and Gottman approaches to help repair interpersonal and family relationships. Her ultimate goal is to help you overcome challenges and improve your quality of life.
Lezlee is, above all, a mom. Her teenage son teaches and challenges her every day. She enjoys spending time with her family, gardening, and doing CrossFit.
Master of Social Work, Wilfrid Laurier University (1996)
Internal Family Systems Certification – Level One (Gottman Institute)
Gottman Method Certification – Level Two (Gottman Institute)
Processing Trauma-Induced Guilt and Shame Training (Natalie Zlodre, MSW, RSW)
Adult Attachment-Focused Therapy
Ontario Association of Social Workers
Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers