True Balance Ltd.
16016 233rd St.
Little Falls, MN 56345
Dr. Leslie is an American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy Clinical Member and Approved Supervisor. She is also an approved supervisor for the Minnesota boards of Marriage and Family Therapy, Psychology, and Board of Behavioral Health. Dr Leslie is also a Registered Play Therapist and Registered Play Therapist Supervisor.
Dr. Leslie is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in Minnesota and Tennessee and a Minnesota and Tennessee Licensed Psychologist. She is also Advanced Trained by the Equine Assisted Growth and Learning Association (EAGALA). She holds advanced certifications in Autism, Play Therapy, Neurofeedback and Neuropsychology.
Dr Leslie earned her Master’s degree at St Cloud State University. She earned her PhD at Northcentral University. She earned her Post Doctoral Re-specialization in Clinical neuropsychology at Fielding Graduate University.
Dr. Leslie is an Amen Method Certified Brain Health Coach. She has also completed advanced certification to become a Certified Mental Health Integrative Medicine Provider.
Dr. Leslie has led conferences in the areas of children’s mental health, Neuropsychology, trauma, reactive attachment, therapeutic techniques, early childhood mental health, and autism. She has also served as Adjunct faculty at St. Cloud State University and Hamline University. Dr. Leslie specializes in couples, family and children’s mental health. She is also experienced in clinical diagnosis and evaluation, the treatment of child and adults.
Dr. Leslie’s specialties include Autism, trauma, TBI, neurological conditions, and Reactive Attachment disorders as well as infant and child mental health. One of the clinics, and Dr. Leslie’s, passions is to provide quality mental health care to children and families using both traditional and non-traditional therapeutic methods.
Dr. Leslie works with children and families as well as couples and individuals ages 18 months and up. She also completes neuro- psychological assessments for individuals ages 18 months through adult.
Service Location: Office Based; Telehealth
Languages Spoken: English
Young Children (3-6)
Elementary Age (7-12)
Young Adult (Adopted person 19-25)
Adult (Adoptive Parent – Individual)
Birth/First Parent/Family Work
Areas of Practice Strength:
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASDs)
Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
Reactive Attachment Disorder (RAD)
Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD)
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Systems of Care Navigation
Educational Consulting (IEP/504 Assistance)
Juvenile Justice Involvement
High Conflict Families
Early Traumatic Experiences
Adoption Identity (i.e., self-worth, self-esteem)
Sexual Abuse (Victim)
Dialectic Behavior Therapy (DBT)
Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT)
Trauma Resiliency Model (TRM)
Internal Family Systems (IFS)
Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT)
Eye Movement Desensitization/Reprocessing (EMDR)
Somatic Experiencing (SE)
Trauma Focused – Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT)
Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA)
Circle of Security
Neurological Reorganization (NR)
Trauma-informed Child Parent Psychotherapy (TI-CPP)
Attachment Bio-Behavioral Catch-Up (ABC)
Parent-Child Interactive Therapy (PCIT)
Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy (DDP)
Sand Tray or Sand Play
Filial Play Therapy
Experiential Play Therapy
Adlerian Play Therapy
Equine Assisted Therapy (EAGALA)
Adult Attachment Inventory
Rule 25 Assessment