Who We Are
Leyla Dim has been working in the counseling and psychotherapy field for over 15 years. She graduated from McDaniel College with a Masters of Science in Counseling and later completed a post-graduate certificate in Marriage and Family Services. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor providing comprehensive therapeutic services for adults, adolescents and couples in Cody, Wyoming.
Complementing her traditional educational training in Western psychological theory and therapeutic approaches, is her extensive training and application in the field of complementary & alternative medicine. Leyla is professionally trained in multiple mind-body therapies; including LENS neurofeedback, energy psychology and medicine practices, mindfulness, clinical hypnosis, and HRV biofeedback. Her keen interest in the connection between mind, body, and spirit and how their unified integration contributes to deepened awareness, wellness, healing and positive growth, led her to specialize in mind-body therapy. Her integrated approach is particularly helpful and healing with individuals experiencing chronic pain, anxiety, high levels of stress, central nervous system related issues, depression, and for individuals who struggle with addiction, moderate eating disorders, and trauma.
Leyla embraces a positive philosophy and therapeutic approach.With her comprehensive knowledge, diversified therapeutic skill set and healing presence, she helps individuals recognize and build on their strengths, facilitating personal empowerment towards health and wellness. She believes in the innate goodness and wisdom contained within all individuals that makes positive change and healing always possible, and growth inevitable. With the use of integrative therapy practices, in addition to conventional therapy, the focus is on assisting clients with shifting the energetic and emotional patterns that may be holding them back from experiencing their full potential of living authentically. Leyla believes that the therapeutic process should be a flexible and collaborative path of assisting clients on their journey towards wellness.
Education: MS in Counselor Education from McDaniel College and Post-Graduate Certificate in Marriage and Family Services from Capella University.
License & Certifications: Wyoming Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC-1102), National Certified Counselor (NCC), Certified in Clinical Hypnosis (CCHt), Certified LENS practitioner, HRV Biofeedback Certified,and Certified Clinical Trauma Professional (CCTP).
Additional Training: LENS Neurofeedback, Clinical Hypnosis, EMDR, Energy Psychology & Medicine Practices, Regression Therapy, Mindfulness, Trauma Treatment, and the Four Winds Society, Institute of Energy Medicine.
Professional Activities and Memberships: A member of the American Counseling Association (ACA), International Association of Marriage and Family Counselors (IAMFC), National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC), International Association of Trauma Treatment (IATP), Association for Comprehensive Energy Psychology (ACEP), and American Society of Clinical Hypnosis (ASCH).