Natasha Lekes

Natasha Lekes

Professor of Psychology

Telephone 207-778-7287

As a therapist, teacher, and researcher, Natasha Lekes is passionate about the role that psychology can play in helping people to live more satisfying and fulfilling lives. Her practice as a psychologist has included individual counseling, couples therapy, and sex therapy. She feels privileged to guide students in exploring questions on how mental disorder is defined and treated, views on death and dying, and approaches to mental health and well-being. Dr. Lekes’ research has examined the relationship between values and happiness. Her work is most recently published in the Journal of Positive Psychology.


  • 2012 PhD Clinical Psychology, McGill University
  • 2003 MED Human Development and Psychology, Harvard Graduate School of Education
  • 1998 BA Psychology, McGill University