Karen Leonard


Karen Leonard Registered Psychologist with experience in providing evidence based psychological intervention for a range of mental health issues including depression, anxiety, school refusal, disordered eating, personality disorders, self-harm, suicidal thoughts, mood disorders and psychosis. Trained to deliver Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy, CBT for eating disorders, Solution Focused Therapy, Trauma Focused CBT, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, CBT for Psychosis, Mindfulness and implementing features from Bowens Family Therapy. Over 10 years’ experience working for NSW Health with young people and their families in an Early Psychosis Intervention service and as part of an Adolescent Mental Health team in addition to private practice work with young people aged 12-35 years


Umina Beach



Area of Focus

Client Focus

Children, Teens, Adults, Family


CBT - Cognitive Behaviour Therapy ACT - Acceptance and Commitment Therapy DBT - Dialectical Behaviour Therapy EFT - Emotion Focused Therapy IPT - Interpersonal Psychotherapy SFT - Solution Focused Therapy FBT - Family Based Treatment MBT - Mentalisation Based Therapy MI - Motivational Interviewing Narrative Therapy Expressive therapies including play, art and music therapies Family Therapy Relationship Therapy Attachment frameworks Schema Therapy




Individual sessions, Telehealth

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