Specialties: Anxiety, DBT – Dialectical Behavior Individual Therapy, Depression
Dr. Lea is a NC licensed psychologist and has been in private practice since 2000. Dr. Lea has broad training in the areas of clinical and health psychology, and specializes in the evaluation and treatment of children, adolescents, and their families. After receiving her doctorate from the University of Florida in 1999, she completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in the departments of Pediatrics and Psychiatry. Dr. Lea works with a variety of issues including anxiety, depression, adjustment to medical illness, relationship issues, and life transitions. Her primary treatment styles are evidence based and use cognitive behavioral therapy as well as dialectical behavioral therapy techniques.
Certifications and Associations:
American Psychological Association
North Carolina Psychological Association
Insurance: Blue Cross Blue Shield (not including Blue Local or BCBS HMO Policies) and State Health Plan