Mary "Mel" Leahey-Bennett, MA, LPC

Counselor
147 Union Ave/Rt 71
Suite 202
Manasquan, New Jersey 08736

Narrative of Services:

I am a cognitive-behavioral therapist and my private practice is limited to clients with Anxiety Disorders, such as OCD, Panic, Phobias, etc. I collaborate with prescribers familiar with the psychotropic treatments for OCD. In addition to my private practice, I conduct workshops and present on Positive Psychology concepts like Forgiveness Therapy, Resilience, and Optimism.

Anxiety Group for Parents of Children with OCD
When: 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month
Fee: $20
Additional Info: This group is intended for parents whose children have been through Exposure & Ritual Prevention treatment and are in the maintenance portion of the protocol.

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Anxiety Group for OCD Sufferers age 18+
When: 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month, 7:15pm–8:25pm
Fee: $20
Additional Info: Space is limited

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Training Description:

I attended a cognitive behavioral therapy oriented graduate program and received a Masters in Counseling Psychology. Thereafter, I began my associateship practicing under the supervision of a well-regarded BTTI-trained psychologists who specializes in treating Anxiety disorders. I am also trained in EMDR and incorporate EMDR as part of the ERP protocol. I keep up with current research and treatment trends through ERP/CBT Continuing Education workshops.