Leah Sampson, MSW, LCSW, LCMHC-QS

Director of Clinical Services,
Dually Licensed Clinical Supervisor,
Clinical Intern Supervisor & Outpatient Psychotherapist

Leah is not currently accepting new clients.

Leah is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW-C010333) trained in Somatic and Attachment Focused EMDR (SAFE EMDR). In addition to serving as an Outpatient Psychotherapist, she oversees the clinical operations of the team, providing clinical leadership, consultation and support. She is also the Clinical Supervisor and administers supervision for all provisionally licensed therapists. Leah received her undergraduate degree in Mass Communications from Bennett College for Women in Greensboro, NC and her graduate degree in Social Work from Savannah State University in Savannah, GA.

Leah has many years of experience working in residential, outpatient, and inpatient settings with the singular goal of helping people become their best selves. She has a passion for empowering people to live their best lives on their terms. Leah is Intensively-Trained in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) and is trained to provide Prolonged Exposure Treatment in conjunction with DBT to help those suffering from varying forms of trauma. She works with other evidenced practice models such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) and Motivational Interviewing to help those who have issues with addiction, emotion regulation, and other mood disorders. She believes in meeting you exactly where you are.

Leah is LGBTQIA+ affirming and works with teens and adults.

Leah’s philosophy of treatment is that everything you experience has value; it’s how you deal with that experience that develops your resiliency. She believes that change is transformative and it is a possibility for each and every one of us to love who we are, while at the same time work on being the best of which we are.

In her free time, Leah bakes, crafts, and loves to spend time with her family including her 4 dogs; a Holland Lop Bunny, named Karat; and a Hairless Kitty, named Phoenix! She loves a good hallmark movie and is most happy when she is cleaning or organizing something.

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email | leah@threeoaksbehavioralhealth.com