Services


Leela's main area of expertise is in assisting adults and teens whose lives have been affected by type one and type two diabetes and the complications which can arise as a result of long term life with this health condition. Leela also welcomes anyone who would like to explore how any type of chronic illness has impacted their mental health. In-office 50 minute therapy sessions utilize cognitive behavioral therapy techniques and an exploration of one's chronic illness story to assist clients with the following:

  • Adjustment to a new diagnosis
  • Grief and loss as it relates to chronic illness
  • Depression as it relates to health issues
  • Diabetes burnout
  • Diabetes distress
  • Fear of diabetes complications
  • Fear of hypoglycemia
  • Navigating diabetes technology choices
  • Changing health behaviors
  • Loving one's pancreas, loving one's self
  • Loving one's body, embracing changes
  • Managing the effects of chronic health issues on the family
  • Loving someone with diabetes, including yourself