Margarita Leahy, Ed.S, LPC, LCADC

EMDR Certified Therapist

EMDR Consultant-in-Training

Education & Experience

My graduate and post-graduate studies are from a CACREP program at Rider University in central New Jersey. I'm a bilingual bi-cultural counselor that has lived 22 years overseas. I have experience working at a family counseling center/nonprofit agency, a psychiatric facility in the Detox unit, an AOD Intensive Outpatient program group facilitator, a college campus counseling center, and as a community preventionist.

Professional & Volunteer Affiliations

Recovery Advocates of America's Board Secretary

Specialty Area

  • ADD/ADHD/Disruptive Behavior Disorders
  • Addictions
  • Alcohol/Substance Abuse
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety/Panic Attacks
  • Depression
  • Grief/Loss/Mourning
  • Mood Disorders
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Race, Culture, Ethnicity Issues
  • Somatic Issues
  • Stress Management
  • Tic Disorders
  • Traumatic Incident

Population Served

  • Adolescents (13-17)
  • Adults
  • Children (4-12)
  • Community Mental Health Center
  • Expats
  • Families
  • First Responders
  • Group
  • Immigrants
  • Underserved
  • Veterans/Military


  • English
  • Spanish


  • BlueCross BlueShield