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Leslie Renee Harris-Johnston
Adolescents Anxiety Behavioral Health Consulting and Coaching Depression and Bipolar Disabilities Experiential Expressive Art Music and Play Therapies LGBTQ Issues Life Transitions Psychotherapy PTSD Race and Ethnicity Issues Women's Issues Workplace and Career Leslie Harris-Johnston is a dedicated educator, therapist, spiritual life coach, and advocate for holistic well-being and social justice. With a diverse background in academia, mental health counseling, and holistic wellness, Leslie brings a unique perspective to her work, specializing in providing inclusive therapy to creative individuals. She has a particular focus on supporting Black individuals who are descendants of enslaved Africans in the United States, those who identify as queer, particularly transgender and gender nonconforming, and neurodivergent, while remaining open to working with individuals from all backgrounds who seek transformational and authentic growth. As an Intern Therapist at MEND Seattle, Leslie is immersed in an organization that centers intersectional feminism, the QTBIPOC community, and social justice. She is also a Washington state Licensed Mental Health Counselor Associate, who is launching her part-time telehealth private practice, Liberating Joy Therapy and Consulting, PLLC. Leslie is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, where she has studied Consciousness, Spirituality, and Integrative Health from Saybrook University, building upon her Master's degree in Clinical Psychology from the same institution, as well as a Master's degree in Arts and Humanities Education from New York University. In addition to her academic achievements, Leslie holds certifications in Ayurveda Wellness Consulting from Maharishi International University and Integrative Nutrition Health Coaching from the Institute of Integrative Nutrition. Her commitment to physical wellness is evident through her previous certifications as a NASM Certified Personal Trainer and Zumba Instructor. Leslie's personal journey has been intertwined with chronic health conditions, which has given her a deep understanding of the challenges associated with living with chronic pain and illness. She is passionate about supporting individuals who are neurodivergent, creative, outside-the-box thinkers, Blerds, seekers, and those with multiple marginalized identities. Leslie creates a safe and empowering space for her clients, helping them navigate the complexities of their unique experiences and empowering them to cultivate resilience and find balance. Healing is at the core of Leslie's therapeutic approach. She believes that healing is an act of resistance to capitalism, colonialism, and systemic oppression. By prioritizing joy, rest, and self-love, Leslie collaborates with her clients to empower them to heal and liberate their authentic selves. Her approach is grounded in Humanistic Psychology, Liberation psychology, neurodivergent affirming practices, and queer affirming practices, as well as an intersectional Black Womanist approach that prioritizes social justice. Beyond therapy, Leslie offers consulting services, programs, and training in education, psychology, Black history, and equity, justice, and belonging. She is dedicated to creating positive change in these areas and supporting individuals and organizations in their pursuit of education, growth, and social justice. With Leslie's guidance, clients can explore their unique experiences, overcome obstacles, and ultimately live joyful and authentic lives. She is committed to fostering personal growth, self-discovery, and empowerment in a therapeutic environment that values diversity, inclusivity, and respect for all identities and experiences. Leslie's journey of healing and personal growth continues alongside her clients, as she remains dedicated to her own growth and well-being. Together, she and her clients embark on a transformative journey of resilience, balance, and empowerment.
16824 44th Ave W Suite 170 Lynnwood WA 98037

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