Leeann Fogelson, MSEd, PhD, is our 2021-2022 Post-Doctoral Fellow at Kurtz Psychology. Dr. Fogelson conducts individual, family, and group therapies with children, adolescents, and their parents. Dr. Fogelson specializes in the treatment of youth with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), oppositional defiant disorder (ODD), as well as anxiety disorders. Dr. Fogelson has a subspeciality in the treatment of selective mutism (SM), is a certified PCIT therapist, and provides behavioral parent management training (BPT). She also is certified as a therapist for Parent-Child Interaction Therapy Adapted for SM (PCIT-SM).
Dr. Fogelson obtained her PhD in School Psychology from Fordham University where she also received her master’s degree in Therapeutic Interventions. Dr. Fogelson’s doctoral research explored the potential for overshadowing related to the assessment and diagnosis of ADHD and anxiety disorders. Dr. Fogelson has presented at national conferences on topics related to PCIT and SM.
Dr. Fogelson completed her predoctoral internship at both Kurtz Psychology and the Churchill School and Center in New York, NY. As an intern, she utilized evidence-based interventions for children and adolescents with various anxiety disorders presentations, ADHD, and ODD. In addition, Dr. Fogelson engaged in school-based clinical care and provided trainings and consultation to school staff, developed classroom wide academic and behavioral intervention plans, as well as created student specific interventions including daily report cards, visual schedules, and social stories.
Dr. Fogelson has received extensive training in diagnostic assessments and evidence-based clinical interventions for both children and adolescents. She has a strong foundation in multiple treatment modalities including Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), Behavioral Parent Training (BPT), Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT), Parent Management Training (PMT), and Exposure with Response Prevention (ERP).
Dr. Fogelson is passionate about working alongside the adults in children’s lives to identify the evidence-based intervention best matched to the child and family’s needs. She is committed to a collaborative and strength-based approach in order to help achieve the best possible outcome for each individual child, while using playful and upbeat touch. In her free time, Dr. Fogelson enjoys playing tennis, traveling, and spending time with her family.