Serving Tulare County and Kings County, including Visalia, Goshen, Traver, Dinuba, Cutler, Yettem, Kingsburg, Ivanhoe, Sultana, Tulare, Hanford, Porterville, Woodlake, and Terra Bella.

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Leslie Mendez, AMFT

Leslie X. Mendez, AMFT, serving as an associate marriage family therapist at McDermott Counseling believes that, every walk of life carries all levels of turbulence causing pain, confusion, fear, guilt and anxiety. Practicing eclectic evidence-based approaches can effectively address life’s problematic issues.  


Through earned privilege Leslie has experience working with life issues that include child/adult trauma, at risk of self-harm, juvenile probation, emotional dysregulation, LGBTQ, family dysfunction, general anxiety and marital discord. In addition, she offers bilingual services to best serve your needs.


Leslie earned her BS in Human Services and MS in Marriage and Family Therapy at the University of Phoenix. Leslie has gained experience working in both Kings County and Tulare County. She serviced in foster and adoption agencies, Kings View One Stop, Sequoia Youth Services and Visalia Family Services.