Leigh Sander – Counselor

Leigh Sander MA, PLPC
Counselor

Leigh Sander Counselor in Cape GirardeauLeigh is under the supervision of Charles Johnson (License Number 000059). Leigh works with children and teens who are struggling with a variety of problems. When working with teens, her areas of specialty are anxiety counseling and depression counseling. Leigh understands that childhood and the teenage years can be full of adjustments that children and teens often struggle with. Leigh provides a safe, warm, and neutral environment for her clients to explore their thoughts and feelings regarding any changes or struggles they are facing.
 
Leigh works from a Rogerian and Solution-Focused approach, striving to make the counseling environment one of deep respect, acceptance, support, and honesty. Leigh focuses on uncovering the strengths in her clients and works to find solutions to their needs. Leigh also believes in the power of having family members participate in counseling sessions. When appropriate, Leigh includes parents, guardians, and other siblings in her counseling sessions in order for her clients to get the best benefits and most lasting results from counseling.
 
Leigh works in our Cape Girardeau office.
 
Education:
Bachelors of Arts in Psychology and Sociology from Maryville University
Masters of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Webster University
 
Certifications:
Provisionally Licensed Professional Counselor
Registered Associate Substance Abuse Counselor
Training in Chemical Dependency
Training in Suicide/Bullying Prevention
 
In her free time, Leigh enjoys watching movies, shopping, traveling, and spending time with her husband, three dogs, and two cats.

 

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