Leslie D. Holley, LCPC, NCC

Leslie D. Holley, LCPC, NCC

Title: Psychotherapist
Company: Healing-Circle LLC
Location: Silver Spring, Maryland, United States

Leslie D. Holley, LCPC, NCC, Psychotherapist at Healing-Circle LLC, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Health Care Professionals for dedication, achievements, and leadership in counseling and psychotherapy.

Ms. Holley has parlayed more than 10 years of experience in counseling and psychotherapy to found her own practice, Healing-Circle LLC, based in Washington. Specializing in cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) and Internal Family Systems (IFS), she has been extensively trained in trauma and how it affects the brain. Her team specializes in working with adolescents, adults, and couples suffering from trauma, anxiety, depression, post baby issues, co-dependency, life transitions, and addiction. Healing-Circle, LLC also teaches and supports clients with establishing healthy boundaries.

After receiving a Bachelor of Arts in marketing from Howard University in 1999, Ms. Holley later continued her education with a Master of Arts in community counseling from DePaul University in 2011. After earning her degree, she provided superior service as a project coordinator and clinician for the Institute for Positive Living in Chicago, as a behavioral clinician for Wes Health System from 2011 to 2012 and excelled as an Employee Assistance Program clinician with Bensinger, DuPont and Associates from 2013 to 2014. With DePaul University from 2015 to 2016 she developed the objectives, syllabus, and course outline for the career counseling course as an adjunct professor.

As vice president of the Illinois Mental Health Counseling Association (IMHCA) from 2015 to 2016, Ms. Holley assisted the president on priority projects, attended board meetings and update board members on current events and upcoming events for the chapter, and volunteered at conference events to educate Illinois Counseling Association (ICA) and IMHCA members on how the board supports the organization. With Urban Balance, a national firm specializing in workplace wellness, she excelled as lead therapist, psychotherapist and office coordinator from 2012 through 2017. As a career highlight, Ms. Holley cites her tenure as the president of Maryland Association for Multicultural Counseling and Development. In coming years, she would like to grow a small team helping mastered level clinicians, especially therapists of color, to test their supervision and help them build their small practice.

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