Pamela Leonhardt, Psy.D.
Anyone who spends time with Pam Leonhardt knows that she loves being in a college classroom teaching psychology. She tells us that self-understanding and the ability to form close, supportive relationships are at the top of her list of "most important life skills." Pam bleieves that we learn best through hands-on experience and, in her high-energy teaching style, gives her students practice in the relating communication and conflict resolution skills that will help them live happier, more successful lives in college and after graduation.
A life-long learner, Pam absorbs books and attends conferences on cutting-edge developments in psychology and the neuro-behavioral sciences. She always enjoyed sharing this cutting-edge knowledge with her undergraduates, graduates and interns at Front Range Community College and University of Denver Student Health Services and Counseling Center. As a researcher, therapist and conference presenter, she constantly brings the newest information and best practices to her professional work.
Pam has spent many years in private practice with individuals, couples and families. She has developed and taught seminars on communication skills, stress management, relationships, and grief and loss. Pam earned her B.A. in Sociology and her M.A. in Guidance and Counselor Education from the University of Wyoming, completed her doctorate in Counseling Psychology at the University of Northern Colorado and performed her doctoral internship at the University of Denver.
Pam gives trainings at Leaning for Living on how to Create Relationships That Work, using Emotional Intelligence.