Leah Flanzman, Psy.M., is a psychology extern at CBC where she conducts individual, family, and group psychotherapy with children, adolescents, and adults. Leah is a fourth year doctoral student in the School Psychology Psy.D. program at Rutgers Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology. She received her B.A. in Psychology and Public Health from Muhlenberg College.
Leah has been intensively trained in both Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT). Leah has treated patients with a range of presenting problems and disorders including anxiety, depression, OCD, Tourette’s Syndrome, ADHD, suicidality, and complex trauma. Before her externship at CBC, Leah worked as a psychology extern at The Haven, an outpatient mental health clinic, where she provided individual, group, and family cognitive behavioral based therapy to children and families from marginalized populations. Leah received specialized training to deliver culturally competent care to clients with diverse cultural and religious identities. Prior to that experience, Leah completed an externship at the Rutgers Tourette’s Syndrome Clinic where she treated clients with Tourette’s Syndrome and accompanying comorbidities, most prominently OCD, ADHD, and social anxiety. Leah also had the opportunity to extern at Fair Lawn High School, where she provided individual counseling, group counseling, and conducted assessments for students who were classified to receive special education services.
Leah’s research at Rutgers focuses on the relationship between school racial socialization and psychosocial outcomes for young adolescents.