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Leslie E. Lawrence, M.D., is a Clinical Psychiatrist with extensive experience  caring for many individuals in the greater New Orleans area.  She treats all Behavioral Health Disorders. Her goal is to promote psychological well-being. Dr. Lawrence's philosophy is patient-centered, addressing  the whole body, mind, social, and spiritual health and wellness. 

Dr. Lawrence completed her Psychiatry Residency Training at Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans, where she served as Chief Resident. 

She is currently a community-based psychiatrist in private practice in the New Orleans region

Areas of Expertise

Medical Practice

Providing thorough and thoughtful assessments are paramount in order to achieve effective, successful treatment and coordination of care.   

Services offered: 

- Psychiatric Evaluation

- Medication Management


 -Life Coaching

 -Supportive Psychotherapy


Treatment Focus

Skillful listening, analysis, compassion and empathy are central to providing a rewarding therapeutic relationship as well as a repertoire of up-to-date, evidence-based treatment techniques. 

Dr Lawrence undertakes her treatments in this manner with the utmost respect for the patient’s goals.

Conditions Treated

Various “Problems in Living,” not necessarily disorders.


Adjustment Disorders

Anxiety Disorder


Bipolar Disorder


Generalized Anxiety Disorder

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Panic Disorder

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Social Phobia Disorder