Dr. LeSure received her B.A. in sociology from Ohio Wesleyan in 1969, an M.S. in Child Development from Syracuse University in 1976, and a Ph.D. in Psychology from Syracuse University in 1983. She has provided clinical services to children and adults in a variety of settings, including private practice, community mental health and hospital settings. She is currently on medical staff at Cleveland Clinic Fairview Hospital. In her approach, Dr. LeSure considers each patient’s unique development, family system and patterns of thought and behavior. She has specialized training and experience in trauma treatment, including childhood trauma and sexual trauma. Dr. LeSure and her trusty Golden Retriever are certified through Therapy Dogs International to respond to a variety of critical incidents in communities by bringing comfort to survivors. As an educator, she has lectured on topics in child behavior and human development to a wide variety of audiences including foster and adoptive parents, social workers, psychology interns, and pediatric residents. Dr. LeSure has been deeply involved in advocacy and public policy development in psychology and is a past president of the Medina County Mental Health Professionals, the Ohio Psychological Association and the State Board of Psychology of Ohio. She has represented Ohio on the Council of the American Psychological Association. Currently, Dr. LeSure works with refugees in U.S.A . through Catholic Charities Migration and Refugee Services Survivors of Torture Program. She also sees a limited number of patients in private practice at Cornerstone Psychological Services.