In 1995, Dr. LeBlanc received her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology – Fresno (Now named Alliant International University). In 1983, she was awarded her Master of Arts degree in Clinical Psychology from that same University. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Northeastern University in Boston, Mass.
Dr. LeBlanc has a license to practice Psychology in New Hampshire. Dr. LeBlanc’s professional experience has been in medical, rehabilitation and geropsychology settings. She was employed at Easter Seals where she treated individuals in the Early Intervention, Work Hardening, Head Injury, Psychological Assessment and Adult Medical Rehabilitation programs. Dr. LeBlanc has worked with adults and their families in the following settings: medical inpatient, psychiatric inpatient, partial hospitalization, nursing homes, skilled facilities and in the outpatient office. In addition to working with clients, she has management experience, has supervised, and advised Psychologists and Social Workers throughout her career. Her most recent position was at a geropsychiatric practice in Manchester, NH - Generations Geriatric Mental Health - where she was employed for nearly twenty years.
At The Counseling Center, she will see clients in addition to her administrative responsibilities as the Associate Director of Patient and Provider Services. For decades, Dr. LeBlanc has been a member of the American Psychological Association (APA) and New Hampshire Psychological Association (NHPA). As a volunteer, Dr. LeBlanc has served the state psychological association as a leader and a committee member. She has been NHPA’s Secretary, on the Executive Committee, Chairperson of the Legislative and Continuing Education Committees and currently serves as a member of NHPA’s Continuing Education Committee. Dr. LeBlanc has volunteered for VNA Hospice, seeing patients, facilitating groups, training and supervising bereavement group facilitators. Additionally, she also enjoys the study of genealogy.
In these varied settings, Dr. LeBlanc assists adults and seniors adjust to life changes associated with cognitive, behavioral changes, aging and loss. In her work, she assists those with whom she works, to identify mutual derived goals, aimed at improving the quality of their life.