Leah is a Registered Psychologist, with a Bachelor of Psychology and Masters of Professional Psychology. Leah worked as a disability support worker across Newcastle for many years before moving into School Psychology where she continued to work with young people with disabilities and their families (from Early Intervention/Preschool age through to High School age). She was the Team Leader for a region of School Counselling service, and has also worked for NSW Health with young people experiencing moderate to severe mental health difficulties. Leah is passionate about working holistically with families and has particular experience in supporting young people struggling with chronic suicidality, self-harm, school disengagement, and/or high-level emotional dysregulation.

Leah uses a variety of evidence-based interventions including cognitive behavioural therapy, motivational interviewing, solution focused brief therapy, as well as art and play therapies. In everything she does, Leah incorporates fun and creativity. Leah also has experience in running group work for young people, and completing a range of psychological assessments.

Outside of work Leah spends all of her time showering her giant dog with love (and the rest of her family too) – and resisting the urge to adopt a trillion more animals.