Practitioner Consulting Services

As a professional social worker for over 25 years, Leslie has vast administrative, clinical, ethical and managerial experience in a variety of practice settings.  Her experience with a diverse client population, coupled with her unique combination of treatment approaches, make her a solid choice when seeking consultation services.

Clinical Supervision Towards an LCSW

Leslie offers clinical supervision for LSW’s seeking outside clinical supervision hours towards their LCSW.  Through clinical supervision, supervisees will gain the essential skills to provide ethically informed, clinically competent and culturally aware social work services.  In addition to her clinical experience, Leslie has in-depth knowledge of the New Jersey Social Work Statutes and Regulations governing the requirements for outside clinical supervision towards independent clinical licensure.  She is particularly well-versed in the September 2018 revisions to state regulations impacting current LSW’s supervision requirements.

Through a collaborative process, Leslie and each supervisee will identify personalized training needs and determine the most effective learning tools to maximize skill development.  In Leslie, supervisees can expect to find a lifetime mentor who will provide guidance and support in a safe and nurturing environment. 


NOTE: In 2004, Leslie completed the coursework to become a Qualified Clinical Supervisor and meets the criteria to provide supervision to New Jersey LSW’s seeking clinical supervision hours towards their LCSW.  

Clinical and Ethical Consultations for Independently Licensed Clinicians

Leslie offers consultation services to Social Workers, Psychologists, Licensed Professional Counselors, Licensed/Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselors and Licensed Marriage and Family Counselors in the tristate area.  


Available Services:

  • On-going and as-needed consultations individually and/or in a group setting   

  • Special accommodations for same day, emergency consultations 

  • In-person, telephonically or through a HIPAA compliant video-conferencing platform


With Leslie you are ensured a consultant who can assist you in examining the clinical, ethical and legal issues practitioners face
in their day to day work.  

You will:

  • Develop strategies to work with even the most challenging clients

  • Learn how to approach and resolve ethical dilemmas in a manner that preserves the therapeutic relationship

  • Increase your understanding of how the Federal HIPAA Laws, Professional Codes of Ethics, and State Laws and Regulations inform and impact your professional work

Information on Telehealth

With the continued spread of COVID-19, the uncertainty of the pandemic and the confusing and delayed response of our federal and state legislatures, insurance companies and our professional membership organizations, I am hoping to offer you as much guidance as possible so that you can continue to provide the best care to your clients, while protecting your practices.  I want to be able to help you do your job, but do so in a manner that preserves the clinical, ethical and legal integrity of your work.   I recognize that these laws and rules will change rapidly, so it is up to you to keep abreast of the most current information.  I will attempt to post new information, specific tips and guidance as often as possible.  The best way to obtain updates is to sign up for my mailing list (below). 

Telehealth Resources 3-15-20

68 North Bridge Street
Somerville, New Jersey 08876
TEL:  973.879.1678  •


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