Dr. Stuart Leeds is a clinical psychologist, whose practice includes individual, marital, family, and group therapy of children, adolescents and adults. Dr. Leeds also specializes in forensic psychology – evaluating and treating juvenile and adult offenders and performing risk/threat management assessments.
Dr. Leeds specializes in working with children, adolescents, and families that are coping with problems of depression, anxiety, behavioral problems, and who are in situations of considerable distress.
Dr. Leeds received his B.A. in Psychology at SUNY Stony Brook in New York. He also received a separate Masters’ degree at the City College of New York, and at the Illinois School of Professional Psychology, Meadows Campus where he completed his doctorate degree. Dr. Leeds completed a one-year post-doctoral Associate Fellowship at the Institute for Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy in New York City. Dr. Leeds has additional post-doctoral training in juvenile offenders and forensic psychology, family in crisis management, short-term group psychotherapy with severe behavioral and pathological disorders, and in working with at risk populations. Dr. Leeds has specialty experience with adolescent and adult Internet and Gaming addictions, sexual deviance and offender issues, fire-setting evaluations and treatment, anger management, and victims of abuse, including working with very young children and siblings.
Dr. Leeds was formerly a staff psychologist at the Bergen County Department of Child and Family Services, providing group and individual treatment for juvenile offenders and their families. He initiated, designed, and coordinated the Adolescent Intensive Outpatient Program at Morristown Memorial Hospital.
Dr. Leeds has published several articles and a book chapter regarding innovative therapy techniques. He has conducted workshops and provided lectures on a variety of topics including: teen suicide, school violence, self-harm, domestic violence, innovative therapies, parenting issues, and various forms of abuse. Dr. Leeds is a member of many professional organizations including The New Jersey Association; The Morris County Psychological Association; The Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers; and Associate Fellow-Rational Emotive Behavior Institute.
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