Leah Sampson, LCSW

Clinical Director & Outpatient Psychotherapist in Raleigh

Leah is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW-C010333), Somatic and Attachment Focused EMDR Trained Clinician, an Outpatient Psychotherapist & Clinical Director at Three Oaks Behavioral Health & Wellness in Raleigh. 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. She has evening & weekend availability.

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 which includes her 3 dogs and a Holland Lop Bunny. 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

Leah accepts the following health insurance(s):
Blue Cross Blue Shield (except Blue Value & Blue Local Plans)
Cigna