Bree Van Leeuwen, LCSW, DBT-C, TFCBT-C

EMDR Certified Therapist

EMDR Consultant-in-Training

Online Therapy

About Me

Bree Van Leeuwen LCSW, TFCBT-C, DBT-C & EMDR Trained Certified Clinical Trauma Professional Bree has been professionally serving children, youth and their families in the Southern Idaho, Magic Valley area as a Licensed Social Worker since 2012. Bree completed Boise State University’s Graduate School of Social Work Advanced Standing Program in 2013, followed by obtaining her Clinical Licensure. She is also an Idaho Board approved Social Work Clinical Supervisor. She continues working exclusively in the Mental Health and Behavioral Health field in various roles gaining therapeutic expertise. Aside from attending a substantial amount of additional training yearly, Bree also became certified in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) in 2015 and then got certified in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT). Both of which were completed through national certification and accreditation associations. Bree has also been trained in Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR) and is working towards becoming an EMDR consultant. Bree has taken a special interest and developed a strong empathy and supportive drive for helping youth process their trauma and navigate the difficulties of today’s world. She has 10+ years working with young people with a wide range of needs. In 2016, Bree developed a Trauma Processing & Skill Building Group that she facilitates for the Magic Valley and surrounding communities' youth. Aside from facilitating her groups, Bree also provides individual, couples and family therapy, trauma-informed parent psycho-education and working with multidisciplinary teams for the young people she works with. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time and making memories with her significant other and their kids, her family and friends. She loves pampering herself with self-care, traveling, is all about positivity and quotes, inspirational messages, supporting others and self-growth. She loves junk food, fun pens and the color pink!!

Education & Experience

Associates of Arts in Social Work from College of Southern Idaho in 2012. Bachelor's of Arts in Social Work from Boise State University in 2012. Master's of Social Work from Boise States University School of Social Work Advanced Standing Program in 2013. LCSW in 2019. Idaho Board approved Social Work Supervisor in 2021.

Professional & Volunteer Affiliations

EMDRIA Member 2024.

Specialty Area

  • Abuse/Neglect
  • Adoption
  • Anxiety/Panic Attacks
  • Attachment Disorders
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Birth Trauma/Pregnancy Loss
  • Chronic Illness/Medical Issues
  • Chronic Pain
  • Depression
  • Domestic Violence
  • Eating Disorders
  • Family Issues
  • Gender Identity
  • Grief/Loss/Mourning
  • Marriage/Relationship Issues
  • Mood Disorders
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders
  • Phobias
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
  • Race, Culture, Ethnicity Issues
  • Self-Harm
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Somatic Issues
  • Spirituality
  • Stress Management
  • Suicide Risk
  • Survivor's Guilt
  • Tic Disorders
  • Traumatic Incident

Population Served

  • Adolescents (13-17)
  • Adults
  • Community Mental Health Center
  • Couples
  • Families
  • First Responders
  • LGBTQ+
  • Underserved
  • Veterans/Military


  • English


  • BlueCross BlueShield
  • Sliding Scale

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