Leah Allen, LCSW
Leah Allen is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who provides client-centered therapy to teens, adults, couples, and families. Leah has experience treating a range of issues including trauma, mood experiences, anxiety, relationship issues, LGBTQ experiences, and addictions.
Leah is a native Oregonian born and raised in Eugene and living in Bend since 2009. After earning a Bachelors degree in Psychology and Sociology from University of Oregon Leah pursued her Masters of Social Work from Portland State University and graduated with honors. Immediately following her masters degree Leah pursued her licensure and is now licensed in Social Work and holds a speciality license as a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor.
During Leah’s career as a Social Worker she has dedicated herself to on-going study and has specialty training in a wide-range of therapeutic interventions including EMDR, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, motivational enhancement, and Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction. Leah gravitates towards strength-based approaches with all of her clients and believes in the strength and resiliency of the individuals she works with.
Leah most recently worked for Deschutes County Behavioral Health as a therapist for adults. She has also worked for St. Charles and was the Program Director for a residential treatment program in Bend. Leah is passionate about providing the most effective and compassionate therapy possible for the clients that she services and greatly enjoys the honor of hearing people’s stories and walking along their path towards health and happiness.