Lesley Hartman

RPsych (Registered Psychologist)

  • Highest Academic Graduate Degree: MA
  • Gender: Female
  • NSBEP Reg. # R0427

Lesley has worked with adults, adolescents, couples, families and groups since 1995. She has a Masters in Clinical and Community Psychology from the Univer­sity of Illinois and draws on training in Eye Movement Desensitization and Repro­cessing (EMDR), Internal Family Systems (IFS), Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), Mindfulness-based-CBT, Narrative Therapy and EFT (Emotionally-Focused Therapy) in her work.

She works in a theoretically integrative way that is driven by a combination of a client’s goals, the research evidence, clinical experience, and the value she places on well-informed client collaboration and input. She has worked in varied settings including community-based agencies; overseas NGOs; hospitals; part-time private practices and a university counselling centre before entering full-time private prac­tice in 2006.

She enjoys working with adults of diverse ages, cultural, and sexual identities and can offer services in Spanish as well as English. She provides psy­cho-therapy for a wide range of personal concerns, including: PTSD and trauma, anxiety disorders, depression, emotional recovery from brain injury, and relation­ship and attachment issues.

Lesley is a certified EMDR therapist who brings a trauma and attachment-informed lens to her work. She is an EMDRIA approved consultant in EMDR, and enjoys providing consultation to her EMDR colleagues.

She has provided training to professionals on LGBT-affirmative therapeutic ap­proaches, and provides a safe and welcoming environment for people in the LGBT communities, and for newcomers to Canada.

Practitioner Particulars

Private Practice

Lesley Hartman and Associates

Suite 209
3845 Joseph Howe Drive
Halifax NS  B3L 4H9
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