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Leslie Becker-Phelps, PhD

Joined: 06/14/2010
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Dr. Becker-Phelps 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 speaker and writer.

She is the author of the book Insecure in Love (New Harbinger Publications, 2014). She writes "The Art of Relationships" blog for WebMD and also writes a blog, "Making Change," for Psychology Today. In addition, she maintains her own website,

Dr. Becker-Phelps has presented around the country on a variety of mental health issues. She has been invited to address physicians and other healthcare professionals, as well to the public. She has also been interviewed extensively for print and online magazines, radio, and television.
As a licensed psychologist, Dr. Becker-Phelps treats individuals and couples in her private practice in Basking Ridge, N.J. She remains on the medical staff at Somerset Medical Center, where she previously held the titles of clinical director of Women's Psychological Services and chief of psychology. She is currently on the New Jersey Psychological Association 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.

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