Leah is a licensed professional clinical counselor who earned her bachelor’s in Psychology from The Ohio State University, and her master’s degree in Community Counseling from the University of Dayton.  Her previous experience in the field includes working at Nationwide Children’s Hospital for 14 years in various roles by providing individual counseling, group therapy, crisis stabilization, behavioral intervention, parent training, and school consultation.


Leah uses treatment modalities such as Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), Trauma-focused CBT, Exposure/Response prevention, Mindfulness, and EMDR therapy.  She treats various populations, such as those with Anxiety, Depressive disorders, Phobias, OCD, and Trauma, as well as childhood disorders including ADHD, ODD, and high-functioning Autism/Asperger’s.  She enjoys working with children, adolescents, and adults and uses an individualized and collaborative approach to treatment. 

Leah Thornton, LPCC

Clinical Therapist