Leslie Davenport, MA, MS, LMFT
Leslie Davenport, MA, MS, LMFT, is co-lead for the Climate Psychology Certificate and works internationally as a climate psychology educator and consultant, integrating social science insights into relevant resources for organizations exploring the intersectionality of climate, economics, policy, and social justice. She helped shape the document, “Mental Health and Our Changing Climate: Impacts, Implications, and Guidance.” She is the author of four books including Emotional Resiliency in the Era of Climate Change, a manual for the mental health field, and All the Feelings Under the Sun written for youth through the APAs children’s book division. The upcoming book, Existential Toolkit for Climate Justice Educators, includes her chapter on "Transformative Psychological Approaches." Leslie is an advisor to the non-profits Climate Mental Health Network, Integrative Healers Action Network, and One Resilient Earth, and on faculty with the CIIS School of Professional Psychology and Health. For more information, go to Leslie's website and explore Leslie's Twitter.
Barbara Easterlin, PhD
Barbara Easterlin, PhD, is a clinician and consultant specializing in climate psychology. She teaches clinical workshops and develops educational and training materials for mental health clinics on the trajectory of the climate emergency, its psychological consequences, and how to help people to develop agency and resilience when engaging with this difficult topic. She is a Steering Committee member of the Climate Psychology Alliance of North America (CPA-NA) and co-lead of the CIIS Climate Psychology Certificate Program. Barbara has a master’s degree in Environmental Psychology from UC Irvine and has worked for many years as an Assistant Clinical Professor at UC Berkeley and UCSF where she specialized in neuropsychological assessment and behavioral parenting.