Therapist in Plano, Texas Leslie Shepherd, Therapist

License: LCSW

Provider Gender: Female

Ages Served: 15-65+

Appointments: Telehealth only. In-office visits not available

Manages Medications: No, provides therapy only

Therapist in Plano, Texas Leslie Shepherd, LCSW

Leslie Shepherd, LCSW

My education started at Centenary College, a liberal arts school that focuses mainly on undergraduate students. With a bachelor’s in psychology I went on to attend the University of Texas at Arlington ,graduating with a Master of Science in Social Work in 2004. I started my career in a rural town in Arkansas working for Community Mental Health. For the next 8 years I worked with marginalized populations, most of whom had experienced trauma and abuse. I worked primarily in the outpatient clinics, but for two years I split my time with the residential program for adults. This population was mostly under a court order to live at the long term care facility. All of them were chronically, seriously mentally ill. I have worked with all ages. I have experience with individual, family, couples, and group counseling. I have a lot of experience with people in crisis. In 2013 I made a complete 180 career change, moved to the DFW area, and started working in a group private practice. Right now I do exclusively individual therapy. I prefer 13 and older. I really enjoy working with women’s issues. Recent focuses have been work stress, self-esteem, boundaries, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, grief, pain management, depression, and anxiety. I would say I am an eclectic therapist who uses CBT, Mindfulness, and a Strengths-Based approach. The most important part of therapy is always the rapport and trust in the therapeutic relationship.


Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS)
  • Evernorth (Cigna)
  • MediNcrease Health Plans (MHP)
  • Optum (UnitedHealthcare)
  • Sana Benefits
  • Tricare East (Humana Military)


  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Mindfulness
  • Parenting Skills


  • Adoption/Foster Care
  • First Responders
  • LGBTQ+
  • Men
  • Military/Veterans
  • Women


  • English



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