Erin K. Leonard, Psychologist

Erin K. Leonard

Psychologist | Psychotherapy

230 East Day Road Mishawaka Indiana, 46530

About

Dr. Erin Leonard is a psychologist practicing in Mishawaka, Indiana. Dr. Leonard specializes in the treatment of health mental problems, and helps people to cope with their mental illnesses. As a psychologist, Dr. Leonard evaluates and treats patients through a variety of methods, most typically being psychotherapy or talk therapy. Patients usually visit Dr. Leonard because they have been experiencing depression, anxiety, stress or anger for a significant period of time and are seeking help. Psychologists may perform a variety of exams and assessments to diagnose a mental condition.

Education and Training

University of Iowa

University of Michigan

Provider Details

Male English
Erin K. Leonard
Erin K. Leonard's Expert Contributions
  • How to Help Your Kid Conquer Feelings of Disappointment

    Kenny is a silly, skinny, blue-eyed, 9-year-old boy, who barely tips the scales at 48 pounds. “I can practically spit through him,” my dad says on a regular basis.Although Kenny showed promise on the rec league baseball field last spring, his performance didn’t cause anyone to spill their...

  • What You Should Know About Adolescent Cutting

    Cutting is a terrifying and serious epidemic plaguing adolescents. Recent studies have found that one-third to one-half of adolescents in the US have engaged in some type of self-injurious behavior.As a psychotherapist who specializes in treating teens who self-harm, I have been baffled by this for...

  • How To Stregthen A Child's Character Through Empathy

    Every school in the United States is battling a bullying epidemic. The compilation of nationwide surveys completed since 1986 indicate an ever growing trend of entitlement ingrained in America’s youth (Reuters 2010).Why? It is the result of parents who continually confuse sympathy with empathy....

Areas of expertise and specialization

Psychotherapist and Author

Awards

  • The Battle against Juvenile Bullying: The Plague of Child and Teen Bullying in the Schools and How to Stop It.

What do you attribute your success to?

  • Being extremely empathetic, having great professors and her knowledge of child development helps her to look at cases through a more humanitarian lens and is able to identify early trauma.

Hobbies / Sports

  • Tennis

Favorite professional publications

  • Ghosts in the Nursery- Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Hospital Affiliations

  • Children's Hospital of Chicago

Erin K. Leonard's Practice location

230 East Day Road -
Mishawaka, Indiana 46530
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