About Me


Leigh is a Clinical Social Worker specializing in psychotherapy with individuals and couples and maintains a private practice in Worthington, Ohio.  She is a graduate of The Ohio State University College of Social Work.

Areas of specialization inlude Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Stages of Change Model and Motivational Interviewing. Among her areas of expertise are Depression, Anxiety, Adult ADHD, adjustment to life transitions and behavioral managment of chronic health conditions such as diabetes, heart disease and cancer.  Leigh has a background in telehealth as a former therapist and clinical supervisor for AbleTo.  She is currently a provider for Better Health as an online therapist.  Locally she leads a support group and provides counseling for the Cancer Support Community of Central Ohio.

Leigh has presented at state conferences and to general audiences speaking on topics including stress management, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Stages of Change Model, The Behavioral Health Response to Disasters, Forensic Counseling, Professional Office Safety and working with families involved in domestic court litigation.  In addition she has taught on a college level and supervised both master's and undergraduate students.

Leigh is an interactive, goal focused therapist.  Her therapeutic approach is to assist people in making desired changes through practical feedback and enhancing motivation for change. She integrates complementary methodologies and techniques to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client. With compassion and understanding, she works with each individual to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they are committed to accomplishing.


Master of Social Work, The Ohio State University 1987

Bachelor of Science in Social Welfare 1985

License, Certifications & Awards

Licensed Independent Social Worker, Supervisor Status, State of Ohio #I0004387SUPV

Additional Training

Critical Incident Stress Management Level One Certification

The Recovery Model

Telehealth Therapy and Supervision

Comorbidity with Diabetes, Heart Disease and Chronic Pain.