Therapist Profile

Leslie Whitten Baughman, M.A.
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701 Howe AVE., Suite H-58 Sacramento, CA 95825 USA
(916) 850-9387
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Personal Statement

Personal Statement:
Looking for help with a difficult child? Struggling with a relationship? Challenged by a personal issue? Leslie can help. Leslie Baughman is a Licensed Marriage Family Therapist who has been counseling children, teens and adults since 1996. Since becoming certified in PCIT in 2000, Leslie has gone on to coach over 1,ooo families in PCIT, train and supervise PCIT therapists, provide consultation to PCIT agencies state-wide, co-authored PCIT training manuals and materials, authored a chapter on PCIT in a clinical textbook, and was featured in the web based training for PCIT therapists. Leslie is considered an expert in this evidence-based treatment and continues to provide ongoing consultation to PCIT therapists in private practice as well as agency settings. Additionally, Leslie routinely presents on parenting issues and PCIT for community groups and professional organizations. Leslie is also skilled in providing individual, couples and family therapy to all ages. Leslie's clinical emphasis is on the use of Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) to assist individuals in making changes in their lives. Depending on the specific needs and abilities of each client, a variety of other treatment modalities may be incorporated as needed. Additionally, Leslie has completed Levels I, II, and III Training in Gottman Method Couples Therapy and uses these evidence based interventions in her work with couples.

About My Practice

Office Hours
Free initial 15 minute consult over the phone
Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) for Caregivers and Children 2 to 8 years-old. Public Speaking on Parenting Issues. Gottman Method Couples Therapy for significant challenges, a relationship tune-up, or pre-marital exploration.
Credit Cards Accepted
American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Free Initial Consult
Offers Teletherapy


M.A., Counseling Psychology, CSUS

Area of Specialty

ADHD-Attn Deficit Hyperactive Disorder
Career Stress and Changes
Communication Skills
Issues of Abuse (Abused)
Issues of Abuse (Trauma)
Life Transitions/Mid-Life Issues
Pre-Marriage Counseling
Self Esteem/Personal Growth
Single Parents
Step/Blended Families


Theoretical Orientation
Eclectic (Many Therapies)
Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) 2000, UC Davis CAARE Center
Languages Spoken
Caucasian (Non-Hispanic)


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