Hempling, Leslie

Leslie Hempling, MSS, LCSW
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
State Licenses: Yes
Primary Business Address: 900 West Valley Road, Suite 703
City: Wayne
State: PA
ZIP Code: 19087
Organization: Leslie Hempling, MSS, LCSW Counseling & Psychotherapy for Teens and Adults
Phone Number: 484-254-5471

Leslie Hempling is a psychotherapist and licensed clinical social worker. She has worked with adults across the life span and teens of diverse cultural, socioeconomic, racial, sexual, gender and spiritual backgrounds and identities. Specialties include learning differences, abuse, trauma, anxiety, depression, mood disorders, and Asperger’s syndrome. Her approach is genuine and collaborative and incorporates psychodynamic, psychoanalytic and cognitive-behavioral principles.

Her background includes positions in community mental health, arts education and college and university psychological services, including Haverford College, Swarthmore College and the University of Pennsylvania. She previously served as Director of Student Disability Services and Learning Resources at Swarthmore College. She has served as a Board member with the Pennsylvania Society for Clinical Social Work and is a recipient of the Patricia Burland Award for Excellence in Clinical Social Work Practice.

Leslie spent fourteen years earlier in her career teaching, writing and developing arts education and outreach programs for professional theatres and arts organizations, including People’s Light, Art-Reach and the Tony Award-winning McCarter Theatre. She has a special interest in the ways in which curiosity and creativity emerge in the therapeutic process.

Education: Master of Social Service, Bryn Mawr Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research.
B.A. in history, Oberlin College.
Training: Psychodynamic Psychotherapy
Mediation Process Training, Center for Resolutions, Media, PA.
Grief & Loss, Peter’s Place Center for Grieving Children and Families, Radnor, PA.
Mode: Individual
Populations Served: Adolescent, Young Adult / Student, Adult
Clinical Specialties: Abuse/trauma, learning differences, mood disorders, anxiety, depression, Asperger’s syndrome.
Language Spoken: English
Insurance Accepted: Out of Network Provider
Sliding Scale: Yes
Business Phone Number: 484-254-5471
Setting: Private
Research Interests: Potential space, agency, and creativity in the therapeutic process
Memberships: Philadelphia Society for Psychoanalytic Psychology
Pennsylvania Society for Clinical Social Work

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