Indigenous Registered Psychologist
Edmonton and Slave Lake Office
Leigh is an Indigenous Registered Psychologist and operates two practices, in Slave Lake and Edmonton area. However, she serves clients all over Alberta. She founded Aboriginal Psychological Services in 2017 and founded Leigh’s Counselling Services 2018. She created Indigenous Psychological Services in 2021 where she was able to live a vision that she has had since she first started university in 2004.
Leigh has been practicing as a Registered Psychologist since 2018 and a Provisional Psychologist since 2013.
Leigh specialize in how to provide Psychological Services for Indigenous peoples. Her research as a Masters student at City University of Seattle focused on providing counselling services to Indigenous Peoples and best practices. Her provisional supervision included trauma and addictions with high risk youth and young adults facing oppression. She was a Clinical Supervisor for Night Wind Treatment Center in 2008-2013 and Edmonton Drug Court in 2013. Her training involves: EMDR, completion of Somatic Attachment Practitioner training, two year Somatic Experiencing training, and Cultural Awareness training.
Leigh has been able to practice braiding cultural and clinical practices with the people she works with. Her experience include working with: grief and loss, trans-generational trauma, identity and sexuality, substance abuse, neuro-decolonization, and complex trauma. She also specializes in understanding the impacts of Residential Schools, colonialism, oppression and racism.
Leigh uses holistic approach and embodies the Medicine Wheel to healing herself and others.
She is a FNIHB provider and covered under all Insurance Benefits.