OCD AND ANXIETY
Rachel C. Leonard, PhD, is a licensed clinical psychologist who directs the clinical programming at Rogers Behavioral Health in St. Paul. Dr. Leonard specializes in utilizing behavioral activation and other cognitive behavioral-based interventions for individuals with mood, anxiety, and obsessive-compulsive spectrum disorders. Dr. Leonard enjoys engaging in program development and continuous improvement efforts, providing training and supervision to clinical staff, and working to ensure that each patient receives high quality care through monitoring of treatment delivery, treatment outcomes, and patient satisfaction.
Dr. Leonard received her doctorate in clinical psychology from the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee, completed a doctoral internship at the Indiana University School of Medicine, and a post-doctoral fellowship at the Rogers Behavioral Health in Oconomowoc. She has specialized training in behavioral activation, exposure therapy, and cognitive behavioral therapy. Dr. Leonard has co-authored peer-reviewed journal articles and been interviewed by regional newspapers and television news programs on topics related to depression, OCD, and anxiety. In addition, she has co-presented workshop sessions at national conferences, including the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, the American Psychiatric Association, and the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA). Dr. Leonard is an active member of the ADAA, and a 2014 recipient of their Career Development Leadership Award.