Leslie M. Cox

Clinical Director

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

EMDR Certified

Associate Member, American Society of Addiction Medicine

Leslie M. Cox, Clinical Director at Hotel California by the Sea, is an EMDR practitioner and Licensed Clinical Social Worker.  Ms. Cox formerly worked for Orange County Health Care Agency in chemical dependency as well as Orange County Drug Court.  Ms. Cox then worked for 5 years at the Long Beach Veterans Administration Hospital as part of their PACT, “Patient Aligned Care Team,” program.  She was an integral member of the team by making initial assessments of the Veteran’s Mental Health and then maximizing all resources available to them.  Ms. Cox is trained in EMDR, (Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing), and received additional training and certification in it. Leslie is currently an active and founding member of “BisKids”, or, “Believe in Sobriety Kids”. This non-profit self-funded organization educates and informs children about addiction using age-appropriate games and play.