LESA BRIDGES, ED.D., LCSW

Throughout her career, Dr. Lesa Bridges has worked with couples in crisis and has extensive experience in managing relationship difficulties that can arise. Dr. Bridges understands that there are times in relationships that can be an uncertain, even very upsetting, and couples may benefit from professional intervention. By focusing on individual and family strengths, Dr. Bridges encourages her clients to seek common ground and solutions when and where possible with an emphasis on healthy outcomes. To accomplish this goal, she utilizes psychoeducation about family stress and positive communication skill-building. Dr. Bridges utilizes an eclectic therapy model based on couple’s needs. She is rostered and certified in Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) which promotes improved self-regulation in times of discomfort, frustration, and crisis. By teaching mindfulness and positive coping skills along with other strategic interventions, Dr. Bridges assists the couples in healing and even strengthening their relationship.