Certified Clinical Trauma Professional
Certified eating disorders specialist
Lesley McDonald is a primary therapist at the Livingston location. Lesley started her career as a dance major and found her passion was to help others. Lesley changed her major to social work and earned her undergraduate degree from Kean University. She then received her Masters degree in social work from Fordham University. Lesley is a certified Clinical Trauma Professional and currently basic trained in EMDR therapy. She currently is a certified eating disorders specialist .
Prior to joining the Genpsych, Lesley’s experience includes working at two inpatient eating disorder hospitalization programs in the state of New Jersey. She has also worked at a psychiatric residential program that addressed diverse populations. Lesley has a private practice that she started in 2017. She believes that full recovery is possible. Lesley loves engaging clients to help them find what a life worth living looks like.