Ms. Leonard holds a bachelor’s degree in child development and family studies from West Virginia University, and a master’s degree in marriage and family therapy from Liberty University.
Ms. Leonard uses an eclectic approach with her clients, tailoring techniques to suit each client’s individual needs. Her specialty area is children and adolescents, with a secondary specialty in young adults. She has worked with the department of child services (DCS), juvenile probation, a group home, foster care, schools and community mental health centers. She works with disruptive behavior issues, parenting behaviorally difficult children, depression, anxiety, mood disorders, transition to adulthood difficulties, and trauma.
Ms. Leonard is also trained in EMDR.