Leslie Black, MA, LCMHC

Leslie is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor in private practice in Wilmington, NC

I provide both individual and family counseling for adolescents and adults. I take a collaborative approach with my clients in addressing a variety of concerns including life transitions, relationship issues, anxiety, depression, mood disorders, stress management, parenting concerns, ADHD, behavior problems, blended families, self-esteem, and trauma - just to name a few! I especially love working

Operating as usual


All appointments for March are booked! I’ll be taking on a few new clients in April so please call or e-mail to be added to the waitlist. Thank you!!

Timeline photos 11/14/2021

Timeline photos

It's often more helpful to listen to sadness than to try to relieve it.


Meet our newest Hive Member, now located in Office A, accepting new clients- Leslie Black! Call or email for a free consultation to see if you are a good fit for in person or telehealth Therapy.


Big announcement coming soon!


Make Your Perfect

My amazing friend Gaby Merediz wrote this piece and I know it will resonate with so many of my counseling clients!!

"This is the way out of survival mode. This is the path to thriving. Do less, be more. Just show up."

Click SHARE if:
>>you're exhausted
>>you want to get rid of the guilt
>>you wish you could make meaningful connections
>>you're ready to get out of survival mode

theatlantic.com 07/25/2017

Forget Self-Esteem—Try Self-Compassion Instead

theatlantic.com Trying to boost your own ego is largely pointless. Here's what works better.

npr.org 12/12/2016

Pets Help People Manage The Pain Of Serious Mental Illness

npr.org People living with schizophrenia or other serious mental illnesses say a pet can be not just a comforting companion but a reason to stay engaged with other people — and with life.


Postpartum Progress

Celebrate!! And a special shout out to Jamie Belsito for making this happen!!


Big news! I will be relocating to a beautiful office building on Randall Parkway at the end of this month! Please be on the lookout for updates about my awesome new location!

washingtonpost.com 09/22/2016

Prenatal depression may be the most severe form of maternal depression

washingtonpost.com Depression often begins during pregnancy.

tinybuddha.com 09/10/2016

A Surprising Way to Let Go of Painful Feelings and the Past

tinybuddha.com Sometimes, despite our best efforts, it's hard to let go and move on. If you're having trouble letting go of painful feelings or the past, this may help.


"Hope is a legitimate intervention." - Karen Kleiman

huffingtonpost.com 08/07/2016

Stress Literally Shrinks Your Brain (7 Ways To Reverse This Effect)

huffingtonpost.com THE BLOG Stress Literally Shrinks Your Brain (7 Ways To Reverse This Effect) 08/07/2016 06:25 pm ET Dr. Travis Bradberry Author of #1 bestselling book, Emotional Intelligence 2.0, and president of TalentSmart, world's leading provider of emotional intelligence. We all know that living under stressfu...

www.linkedin.com 08/03/2016

Harvard: Meditation Rebuilds Gray Matter in 8 weeks

www.linkedin.com Harvard Unveils MRI Study which shows meditation rebuild gray matter in 8 weeks! Test subjects taking part in an 8-week program of mindfulness meditation showed results that astonished even the most

m.atchuup.com 07/09/2016

After Seeing This Brilliant Poster, I Now Totally Understand Introverted People

m.atchuup.com If you're living with an introvert or know someone who's an introvert, then this brilliant poster will surely help you deal with introverted people.

time.com 07/08/2016

House Overwhelmingly Passes Mental Health Reform Bill

time.com The bill would majorly reform mental health care in the United States




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