Leslie Becker-Phelps, PhD

Leslie Becker-Phelps, PhD

Leslie Becker-Phelps, PhD, is a well-respected psychologist who is dedicated to helping people understand themselves and what they need to do to become emotionally and psychologically healthy. In addition to her clinical practice as a psychotherapist, she inspires people to change, grow, and heal through her work as a writer and speaker.

She is the author of Bouncing Back from Rejection and Insecure in Love. She is also a regular writer for WebMD's Relationships blog and writes the Psychology Today blog, Making Change.

In addition to her live presentations, she educates the public through her YouTube channel, Leslie Becker-Phelps, PhD. Her focus is largely on helping people improve their relationships with themselves and other, especially through developing compassionate self-awareness.

As a licensed psychologist in NJ and NY, Becker-Phelps treats individuals and couples in her private practice in Basking Ridge, NJ, as well as through telehealth services. She is on the medical staff at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital-Somerset. She has been on staff there since it was Somerset Medical Center, where she had held the titles of clinical director of women's psychological services and chief of psychology. She is currently on the New Jersey Psychological Association (NJPA) Public Education Committee and is a staff editor for the NJPA E-Newsletter. She is also a member of the American Psychological Association, New Jersey Psychological Association, New Jersey Association of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapists, Society for the Exploration of Psychotherapy Integration, and the International Positive Psychology Association.

Learn more about Becker-Phelps at www.drbecker-phelps.com.

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