Leonard Hickman, Ph.D., HSPP, received his Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from the University of Maryland where he also completed a Master’s degree in counseling. He has provided psychological treatment and counseling services for over 35 years. Recently, he retired from the University of Notre Dame University Counseling Center after 30 years as a staff psychologist. During the majority of this time, he also was an adjunct professor in the Psychology Department and provided training to Ph.D. doctoral students as well as supervising doctoral interns. Previous, to his work at the University of Notre Dame he provided counseling services at the University of Maryland Counseling Center, Chevy Chase Psychological Center, and was director of the Greenbelt-College Park Counseling Center.
Dr. Hickman’s clinical interests and areas of expertise include: anxiety issues, depression, grief and loss issues, adjustment concerns, men’s issues, stress management and college student issues related to performance, perfectionism, procrastination, relationship break ups and coping skills. His theoretical orientation is based on an integrative approach incorporating self-psychology, interpersonal therapy, humanistic and cognitive behavioral perspectives, ACT (Acceptance and Commitment Therapy), and mindfulness techniques. He also incorporates a wide variety of adjunct self-help interventions.
He has been a member of the American Psychological Association since 1989.