Leslie Davenport is a climate psychology educator and consultant who brings applied neuroscience into interdisciplinary dialogues that advance creative engagement with climate change issues. Leslie is a founding member of the Institute for Health & Healing, one of the nations’ 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.
She is the author of three books including Emotional Resiliency in the Era of Climate Change and she is completing a similar book for kids through the American Psychological Association’s Magination Press. She helped shaped the document: “Mental Health and Our Changing Climate: Impacts, Implications, and Guidance.” Leslie is on faculty with the California Institute of Integral Studies and serves as an advisor with Project InsideOut.