Payton Le, MA, Psychotherapist
Payton chose to be a Marriage and Family Therapist because she wants to make a difference in people’s lives and specifically, in their families. Payton believes that marriages and families are some of the most important aspects in life, and one of the greatest impacts on an individual’s well-being. Payton utilizes a Person-Centered approach because she believes that therapy should be tailored to the needs and concerns of the individual and/or family. Payton provides individual, couples, family and teen counseling, DBT groups, and DBT groups.
Payton understands the correlation between chronic pain and well-being. Payton hopes to write and publish a book on Scoliosis and chronic pain.
Payton comes from a military family and understands what life is like when you have a loved one in the Military.
Payton is passionate about working with first responders, EMTs, fire fighters, police officers, veterans and others in life-saving roles.
Payton’s personal skills include; being a great listener, being trustworthy and understanding, being confident and committed to her work, being empathetic, organized, and encouraging towards others. Payton is hard-working and is committed to creating positive change.
Payton loves challenging each client and helping them tap into the potential that they already have.
Payton believes that it is her role to listen to you, encourage you, and provide you with the necessary skills and tools to live an enjoyable and meaningful life, however that may look for you.
In Payton’s free time, she enjoys spending time with family, watching sports, reading a good book, and spending time outside.
Areas of interest and experience include:
- Blended Families
- Brain Injuries
- Chronic Pain
- Court Orders
- Domestic Abuse/Sexual
- Life Transitions
- Military/Law Enforcement
- Narcissistic Behaviors
- Parental Concerns
- Parent-Child Relationships
- Premarital Counseling
- Sexual Issues
- Social Anxiety
- Sibling Sets
Payton is pursuing a License in Marriage and Family Therapy and is receiving Supervision here at Bridging Hope from Heidi Mortenson, MA, LMFT.
Payton received a Master’s Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Adler Graduate School, and a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from the University of Minnesota-Duluth.