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Danielle Leonard, M.A., LPC

 

 

Licensed Professional Counselor

EMDR Certified Therapist by The EMDR International Association

Gottman Level I Trained

CBT and DBT Trained

Insurance: Aetna, American Behavioral, Baylor Scott and White, Blue Cross Blue Shield, TRICARE

Private Pay Rate: $130 per hour session

Location: Uptown Dallas, Texas

 

Danielle received her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and Spanish from The University of Texas at Austin and Master’s Degree in Counseling from Stephen F. Austin State University. After completing school, she moved to Dallas, TX where she and her husband live and work. 

Danielle specializes in emotional/sexual trauma, anxiety, depression, PTSD, eating disorders, OCD, addiction (any kind), and grief. Danielle utilizes Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Dialectic Behavior Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Mindfulness and Person-Centered therapy styles depending on her client's need. She is trained in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) which works very well to treat any anxiety-based disorder including PTSD. She is also trained in the DeTUR Model of EMDR which is a specific way to treat addiction using EMDR. 

Danielle has experience working with those dealing with addiction. She is passionate about helping individuals achieve sobriety and aiding family members in navigating their place in the recovery process. Danielle has worked to help reduce codependent behaviors in family members while empowering the individuals struggling with addiction to learn coping skills to reduce the likelihood of relapse. In addition, many clients also struggle with PTSD, eating disorders, poor communication skills and unhealthy relationships which Danielle treated as well.

Personal Endeavors:

Danielle is a Certified EMDR Therapist by the EMDR International Association (EMDRIA). She is working toward becoming an EMDR Approved Consultant.