Natalie Lecy, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor of Social Work at the University of South Dakota and a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. Her research focuses on mindfulness-based interventions and increasing inclusivity in higher education for first-generation and marginalized students through trauma-informed and student-centered approaches. Natalie has over a decade of experience practicing in clinical and community settings. Through her career she has secured funding for innovative community interventions utilizing collective impact models to leverage local resources. Natalie operates a private practice utilizing mindfulness-based therapy while working primarily with LGBTQI+ populations. She enjoys enhancing her clinical practice through mindfulness-based research and vice versa.

This profile was last updated on December 29, 2022

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