Leslie Davenport works as a climate psychology educator and consultant, integrating social science insights into relevant resources for organizations, and often exploring the intersectionality of climate, economics, education, policy, and social justice. Leslie is a founding member of the Institute for Health & Healing, one of the United States’ first and largest hospital-based integrative medicine programs. Her 25 years of medical experience developing an empowering and collaborative approach to resolving crises has informed her climate psychology model.
Leslie helped shape the American Psychological Association report Mental Health and Our Changing Climate: Impacts, Implications, and Guidance (2017) and is the author of four books including Emotional Resiliency in the Era of Climate Change (2017), a manual for the mental health field, and All the Feelings Under the Sun (2021), written for youth through the American Psychological Association children’s book division. She is also an advisor to the non-profits Climate Mental Health Network, Integrative Healers Action Network, and One Resilient Earth, and co-lead of the Climate Psychology Certification at the California Institute of Integral Studies and on faculty with their School of Professional Psychology and Health. For more information, go to www.lesliedavenport.com.