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Casper healthcare facility welcomes new psychiatrist

Leslie Bardessono, DO

CASPER, Wyo. — Please help Wyoming Behavioral Institute welcome psychiatrist Leslie Bardessono, DO, to Casper. Dr. Bardessono will begin treating adult patients at WBI in June.

Dr. Bardessono received her medical degree from Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine in California. She completed her psychiatric residency with Unity Health in Arkansas, treating adolescent, adult, and older adult patients in inpatient and outpatient treatment settings.

Her professional interests include patient advocacy, community psychiatry, integrative medicine, and wilderness medicine. Dr. Bardessono’s earlier careers included serving as an elementary school teacher and substance abuse prevention program trainer for educators, as well as a personal fitness trainer.

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Dr. Bardessono is a long distance trail runner bringing her experience in fitness, nutrition, cooking, and outdoor activities with her to Wyoming. 

Wyoming Behavioral Institute is an 85 bed-bed acute care psychiatric hospital in Casper, Wyoming, offering treatment for children, adolescents, adults and seniors. Residential mental health care also is available for youth. For more information,. or a free, confidential level of care assessment, call 307-317-7123. More information also is available online at