Leigh Church, MS,CPC,LADC
About Leigh Church
Engaging in therapy is a very personal and important decision for anyone. As a solution-focused therapist, I provide the supportive environment in which you can explore your thoughts and feelings and develop a clear path for positive change. My hope is that you will find our time together to be a gratifying and self-empowering experience.
If you’re looking for extra support and guidance through a challenging situation, having difficulty in your relationship, struggling with an alcohol or drug issue, overwhelmed with the stressors in your life, or are just ready to move in a new direction in your life, you don’t have to do it alone. I look forward to working with you to achieve your personal life goals.
Hello, I am happy that you have taken the time to read a small bit about me and my clinical experience as you decide on a counselor who best fits with your current situation. I am aware that a website is not the most personal of spaces to introduce myself, but I encourage you to take advantage of the free 15 minute phone consultation to connect on a more personal bases.
Here is a brief overview of my clinical experience. It in no way covers it all, but it is a starting point. I am a Clinical Professional Counselor and a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor with close to two decades of experience helping people who are struggling with addiction, managing mental health issues ranging from depression, anxiety, PTSD or having specific life difficulties like divorce, empty nesting, loss of job or other life transitions. I hold a Master’s degree in Counseling with a specialty in Substance Abuse from Nova Southeastern University in Florida.
I have experience working with men and women, the young and the not so young, and many special populations. I taught at the University of Nevada for 5 years in the addiction studies program. Currently I am a licensed clinical supervisor for interning professionals in the field of substance-use disorders.
My counseling style places you as the author of your change. We will strive together as a like-minded team to develop a plan of action for you to resolve the reason that you are seeking help. We will move at your rate of comfort and follow the direction you choose to manage and maintain the changes you worked hard to achieve. It is always my pleasure to undertake such a journey with my clients.
SpecialtiesAddiction, Anxiety, Depression, Drug Abuse, Dual Diagnosis, Life Coaching
Age Group FocusAdolescents, Adults, Seniors
Treatment ApproachesCoaching, Cognitive Behavioral (CBT), Dialectical (DBT), Mindfulness-based (MBCT), Motivational Interviewing
IssuesAddiction, Alcohol Abuse, Anger Management, Anxiety, Bipolar Disorder, Chronic Pain, Codependency, Coping Skills, Depression, Drug Abuse, Dual Diagnosis, Grief, Life Coaching, Sexual Abuse, Smoking Cessation, Spirituality, Trauma / PTSK, Women’s Issues