Leah Callahan, LPC
In 2015, Ms. Callahan was awarded her Master of Arts degree in Professional Counseling from Liberty University. Prior to her graduate training, Ms. Callahan worked in the medical field administratively in dermatology and mental health. During her graduate training, Ms. Callahan worked as an intern on a volunteer basis at a charity organization assisting individuals who were homeless and lower socioeconomic populations, facilitating substance abuse recovery groups and providing psychosocial assessments. Additionally, Ms. Callahan sought training in a community counseling setting and then completed her internship at Coastal Carolina Neuropsychiatric Center in the fall of 2015. In 2017, she completed basic training in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) through the EMDR Institute, which is used in the treatment of issues surrounding trauma, abuse, and adverse childhood experiences.
Ms. Callahan enjoys meeting patients where they currently are and improving their mental health from a holistic viewpoint, which takes into account the entire personhood of the patient, as well as individual strengths. Ms. Callahan is experienced in treating children, adolescents, and adults, providing individual psychotherapy, group counseling, and psycho-educational groups. Ms. Callahan enjoys treating a wide variety of diagnoses and issues, including Anxiety, Mood Disorders, Autism, ADHD, Intellectual Disability, PTSD, and Substance Use Disorders.
Ms. Callahan is a member of the American Counseling Association, Licensed Professional Counselors Association of North Carolina, and the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution.