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As a former executive of both marketing and human resources, Leslie has coached and counseled executives and managers for over 15 years. Today she offers practical coaching and supportive counseling to help clients shape a future of personal and professional fulfillment.

Certified Career Management Fellow

Experienced Marketing Manager and Executive

Licensed Mental Health Counselor

Certified Psychoanalyst

Offering tele-coaching and counseling, via Zoom


Leslie Lampe Long, M.A., M.Ed., LMHC

"Leslie is to me like a personal architect of the spirit: finding a new career path in my case,"

Avril B., Age 60+, New York City



Leslie Lampe Long has more than 20 years of experience in marketing and sales in telecommunications, software, manufacturing and advertising. Her career shows a progression that is a non-linear, unconventional series of transitions that nevertheless build one upon the other. She has achieved two masters degrees in psychology- educational and counseling. 

Following her initial 9-year career as a teacher, Leslie began her business career in sales as an account executive at MCI Telecommunications. Her performance in sales earned her the #1 sales ranking nationally, and a promotion to telemarketing sales manager of a team of 40 sales reps.  Leslie was then recruited to run national account customer education, educating large corporate customers (the largest contract: IBM) about the rapidly changing telecom market.

Leslie entered marketing as a public relations manager, organizing the first management symposium after the acquisition of Western Uniton International, and went on to manage value-added reseller marketing and channel marketing for MCI Mail, the world's first public electronic mail service, working with Vint Cerf, a father of the Internet. She went on to become Director of Sales Development, responsible for national sales training at MCI- 2500 reps. 

With her experience in corporate marketing, Leslie launched her own management consulting business. There she earned long term contracts with AT&T Canada for channel marketing and Xerox Corporation as a sales productivity coach. 

After years in management consulting, Leslie was recruited by an advertising agency in New York City to join the B2B brand planning team as Senior Vice President.  After 9/11 in NYC, she assumed the position of head of human resources for the ad agency, responsible for all hiring, on-boarding, and productivity coaching. The experience of counseling employees through the experience of 9/11, recommitted Leslie to pursuing her career as a psychologist. After pursuing additional education and credentialing, Leslie launched her independent coaching practice in 2004 and her psychotherapy practice in 2008.

Today, Leslie runs a successful coaching, career development, and psychotherapy practice where she uses her experience as an educator, marketer, manager and psychotherapist to help people thrive through work and life transitions. 

In 2008 Leslie won a National Gradiva Award for her paper, "Career Dysphoria and the Working Wounded."  

In 2022, Leslie presented "Mutual Vulnerability and Transformation" at the Intl Assn of Psychoanalytic Self Psychologists