Caring for Aging Parents is a radio show that discusses topics related to aging. Topics surround issues impacting older adults such as caregiving, relationships, health, driving, finances, legal, resources, etc.
Caring for Aging Parents airs monthly on Atlanta Business Radio. The show needs sponsors. If you are interested in being a sponsor email email@example.com
Leslie Sessley is a licensed clinical social worker and a practicing psychotherapist in Atlanta, Georgia. Over the past 14 years, she has worked with the older adult population and their caregivers in non-profit, public and private sectors. She is the recipient the AARP Power of One Award and The Governor’s Commendation for Customer Service Award for her work with intergenerational families and caregivers in the state of Georgia. Her expertise in marriage and family therapy and clinical social work provide the ability to address the challenging systemic issues of aging families and the mental health needs of older adults and their caregivers.
Ms. Sessley is the creator and facilitator of The Link Counseling Center’s Enriched Living: A program for the Aging, their Families, and Caregivers. The Enriched Living Program seeks to educate, counsel and be a leading resource for aging issues and family dynamics in Georgia. The Link is a non-profit counseling center serving the Atlanta community since 1971, and is one of the first family counseling centers in the nation. She also is the owner of Sessley Counseling Services, Inc., a consulting company that assists organizations to expand their services toward aging families and their caregivers.
Ms. Sessley is a graduate of The University of Pittsburgh with a Master’s degree in Social Work. She also completed a three year intensive residency in marriage and family therapy at The Link Counseling Center Marriage and Family Therapy Institute in Atlanta, Georgia. She prides herself in being passionate and dedicated to connecting family systems principles and complex aging dynamics in a way that is relevant for therapists and other helping professionals.