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Lesley Hammond Resident

Clinically Supervised

VerifiedOffers Online TherapyIn-person Meetings
Acepting new clientsAccepts Insurance
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General Office Hours

In Eastern Time

Mondayfrom 08:00 AM to 09:00 PM
Tuesdayfrom 08:00 AM to 09:00 PM
Wednesdayfrom 08:00 AM to 09:00 PM
Thursdayfrom 08:00 AM to 09:00 PM
Fridayfrom 08:00 AM to 09:00 PM
Saturdayfrom 08:00 AM to 09:00 PM
Sundayfrom 08:00 AM to 09:00 PM

Under Clinical Supervision

Lesley Hammond, Resident, 123 is practicing under the supervision of Melanie Henson (Georgia, LPC, LPC005363) at Thriveworks Counseling & Psychiatry Kennesaw.

Please, note: A clinician listed as being “clinically supervised” is completing clinical hours toward their licensure. They have one or more fully licensed clinical supervisors that often have special training to become supervisors. They consult with their supervisor(s) on all of their cases, which means that, when working with them, you are getting the time and expertise of multiple therapists in your treatment.

What does a first session with you look like?

The first session, as with all Thriveworks therapists, will involve talking through your needs and goals for therapy — whether those involve managing depression, anxiety, relationship problems, or another mental health challenge. This will enable you to receive the very best care, as a personalized treatment plan will then be developed for subsequent sessions. Thriveworks helps people live happier, more fulfilling lives. Clients are guided and supported as they work through their unique mental health challenges – and, along the way, shown the life-changing power of therapy.

What is your style/approach to therapy?

I offer a variety of counseling approaches including CBT / Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Family Systems. As a seasoned clinician, I take an empathetic and collaborative approach in supporting and empowering individuals to overcome short- and long-term challenges. I understand the struggles and the rewards.

What should we know about your experiences and background?

Dr. Hammond is a post-graduate resident therapist who specializes in building trusting relationships. Lesley works jointly with her clients to create workable and attainable goals in support of each individual s needs. Dr. Hammond s undergraduate studies in Psychology were completed at Kennesaw State University. Lesley received her Master of Arts from Argosy University Atlanta and continued to complete her counseling doctoral program at Argosy as well. Dr. Hammond s therapeutic foundation is based on providing a safe place for clients to express, explore, and better understand their vulnerabilities and strengths. Lesley utilizes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy as well as Person-Centered and Strength-Based interventions.  I have found that when individuals are supported through these theoretical interventions, they have the ability to better understand and develop coping skills to overcome their unhelpful thoughts and behaviors," she says. While completing Lesley s doctoral internship, she spent several months working within the Smyrna, GA, Ridgeview Institute s detoxification program. One of the most valuable lessons Dr. Hammond learned was  everyone in the program had a story and  whether that story was shared in individual counseling sessions, or in a group session, feeling safe enough to express how one thinks and feels is healing in itself. No matter what the challenge, please reach out to Lesley to explore the therapeutic possibilities in creating mindful and meaningful changes.






Aging related concerns

General Expertise






Aging related concerns

Anger management


In-Network Insurance



Cigna EAP



First Session$200
Individual Therapy$160
Marriage & Couples Counseling$160
Family Therapy$160
Group Therapy$160

Types of Therapy

Individual Therapy

Marriage & Couples Counseling

Family Therapy

Group Therapy


Adults (25-65)

Seniors (65+)

Treatment Approaches / Modalities

Strength Based Therapy

Humanistic Therapy

Person-Centered Therapy

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

Emotionally Focused Therapy


EdD, Argosy University

Work History


Online Therapy

Office at Thriveworks Counseling & Psychiatry Kennesaw, Kennesaw, GA

Frequently Asked Questions About Lesley Hammond, Resident

It’s not uncommon to have questions before starting therapy. Lesley Hammond, Resident, has answered a few of the questions they receive most often from new clients.

Is Lesley Hammond accepting new clients?

Yes, Lesley Hammond is accepting new clients for online therapy in and in-person appointments at Thriveworks Counseling & Psychiatry Kennesaw, 3745 Cherokee St NW Suite 903, Kennesaw, GA, 30144.

Does Lesley Hammond accept insurance?

Yes, Lesley Hammond accepts insurance, including Aetna, Cigna, Cigna EAP and Optum.

What types of therapy does Lesley Hammond offer?

Lesley Hammond offers therapy for couples, families, groups and individuals.

Does Lesley Hammond offer in-person appointments?

Yes, Lesley Hammond offers in-person appointments at Thriveworks Counseling & Psychiatry Kennesaw, 3745 Cherokee St NW Suite 903, Kennesaw, GA, 30144.

Does Lesley Hammond offer online therapy?

Yes, Lesley Hammond offers online therapy via video sessions to people in Georgia.

How quickly can I see Lesley Hammond?

Lesley Hammond typically can speak with new clients within 48 hours. You can see their current general office hours and request an appointment on their profile page.

What languages does Lesley Hammond speak?

Lesley Hammond conducts therapy sessions in English.

Can I book an appointment with Lesley Hammond online?

Yes, you can easily book an appointment with Lesley Hammond online using Choosing Therapy’s directory.