Leah van der kooyLPC

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If there was one thing you wish people knew about the therapy experience who might be hesitant to try it, what would that be?

Approaching therapy with a learners' mindset and the openness for change can produce incredible shifts in perception.

In what ways have your personal experiences influenced your work with your clients?

I am in recovery from alcohol abuse and have proudly accumulated close to 12 years of continuous sobriety, one day at a time.

In what ways does your personality influence your approach to therapy?

My approach to therapy is that of non-judgement and unconditional compassion for my client.





General Expertise


Academic challenges

Abuse/Survivors of abuse

Adolescent mental health

Attachment issues


Divorce & separation

Drug addiction & abuse



First Session


Individual Therapy

Types of Therapy

Individual Session



Young Adults (18-24)

Adults (25-65)

Seniors (65+)

Treatment Approaches / Modalities

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

Mindfulness Practices

Compassion-Focused Therapy

Person-Centered Therapy

Solution-Focused Brief Therapy

Pastoral & Faith Based Counseling

Training / Certifications

Certified in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy


GA, LPC, LPC011650


Masters in Professional Counseling

Work History

Welcome and congratulations on taking the meaningful first step in your journey to achieving mental health well-being. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Georgia and over the past 15 years, I have successfully treated people who are struggling with anxiety, depression, stress/burnout, grief, relationship changes/divorce and those seeking tools to achieve mindfulness, wellness and spiritual reconnection to their inner-knowingness. I work from an approach of developing Emotional Maturity and personal empowerment.


PO Box 3309, Atlanta, 30316, GA