Katherine Leahey, LCSW

Outpatient Therapist

Katherine received a Bachelors degree and Masters degree in Social Work from Virginia Commonwealth Universersitity. She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Virginia.

Katherine’s experiences in community mental health with children, adolescents, and families have provided her with experience and knowledge that bring her to MySpectrum. Katherine has extensive training and expertise in working with children in foster care or kinship placements, as well as adoptive families. Katherine also has the ability to work with caregivers and families who have grown through foster care, adoption, or kinship placements and utilizes Trust-Based Relational Intervention (TBRI) principles in her approach to this type of family work.

Katherine believes everyone should have a safe and healing place to work through new roles, experiences, and circumstances as well as understand, process, and reflect on past challenges and traumas. Katherine utilizes a person-centered, trauma informed approach to her work with individuals, families, and parents.

When not working, Katherine enjoys spending time with her family and dogs, travelling, reading, and watching Disney movies.

Call us today to schedule an appointment with Katherine: 804-924-2236 (option 1). Or, even easier, just click here to submit an inquiry for your first appointment.

Below are some specific areas that this Therapist has identified as being in their clinical skillset to treat. Please note that this is not an exhaustive list, but is presented to serve as a guide as you learn more about the Therapist and their potential match with you.

  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Attachment Issues
  • Autism/Aspbergers (not main issue)
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Bipolar
  • Body Image
  • CBT
  • Chronic Impulsivity
  • Chronic or Other Health Issues
  • Court Cases
  • Depression
  • Faith Affirming
  • Family Therapy
  • Fatherhood
  • Formerly Incarcerated
  • Foster/Adoption Issues (Expertise)
  • Grief/Loss
  • Intellectual Disability (not main issue)
  • Internal Familiy Systems
  • LGBTQ+
  • Life transitions
  • Mindfulness
  • Motherhood
  • Multi-Cultural
  • OCD
  • Parenting Issues (Expertise)
  • Peer Relationships
  • Play Therapy
  • PTSD/Trauma
  • Phobias
  • Post-Partum
  • Psychosis
  • Race issues
  • School Issues (Colege or Other)
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Harm
  • Solution Focused Brief
  • Spirtuality Affirming
  • Suicide Risk
  • Stress
  • Women’s Issues
  • Young-Adult Issues