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Dr. Hugh Leonard is a Psychologist and is the founder of Clear Path CBT. He is a Diplomate and Certified CBT therapist through the Academy of Cognitive & Behavioral Therapies. He specializes in helping teenagers, young adults, and adults with Borderline Personality Disorder, PTSD, and Anxiety. These mental health experiences may be the result of trauma, and clients find it difficult to stay in the present moment. Many of Dr. Leonard’s clients experience intense emotional pain in their lives and struggle with experiencing life at worth living.
Dr. Leonard is an expert in DBT and CBT. His clients generally feel intense emotional pain. Therefore, his overarching goal as a therapist is to reduce suffering by helping his clients forge a clear path to the things that bring them meaning, purpose and joy. Dr. Leonard approaches therapy with a mindful presence, a nonjudgmental and compassionate stance, and embraces teamwork in accomplishing treatment goals.
Dr. Leonard earned a PhD in Clinical-Community Psychology from the University of Alaska Fairbanks/Anchorage. He completed fellowships in CBT and DBT at Yale School of Medicine and at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. He is a researcher and a supervisor of other therapists, and is passionate about helping clients achieve their goals with compassion, clarity and precision.
Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)
Borderline personality disorder - Increasing insight into relational patterns and destructive behaviors; development of coping strategies for uncomfortable emotions or situations; skills for emotional identification and regulation.
Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) - Healing painful experiences and memories from the past
Self harm - Building skills and supports to cope with emotional pain, suffering, and numbness; increasing positive meaningful life experiences
Suicidal ideation - Support living with intense pain, distress, and feelings of persistent hopelessness; strengthening meaningful relationships and experiences in one’s life
Trauma - Coping and healing after threatening or scary events, such as witnessing accidents or experiencing sexual, verbal, emotional, or physical abuse
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Years of Experience: 5 years
DBT-Linehan Board of Certification, Certified Clinician, 2023
Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, CBT Fellow, 2020
Academy of Cognitive and Behavioral Therapies, Diplomate and Certified CBT Therapist, 2020
University of Alaska Fairbanks , Ph.D., 2019
Yale School of Medicine, DBT Fellow, 2019