Dr. Leeby graduated from Vanderbilt University in 1988 with a Bachelor’s of Science Degree and a Master’s Degree in Human Development Counseling in 1989. Dr. Leeby earned her Specialist Degree and Doctorate from the University of Florida (1998) in Agency, Correctional and Developmental Counseling. Dr. Leeby’s area of specialized interest and training is in marriage and family therapy and she holds a Florida License as a Marriage and Family Therapist (FT 1843). Dr. Leeby has extensive training in Mindfulness and Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction. Dr. Leeby is also a certified Parent Educator through the Parent Nurturing Program. She is currently completing her certification requirements in Holographic Memory Resolution. Dr. Leeby worked in both private and public psychiatric hospitals, a substance abuse treatment center, and she was a former director of the Prince George’s County Rape and Sexual Assault Center. Dr. Leeby has extensive training and experience in trauma resolution, grief recovery, and soul healing. Prior to creating Soul Life, Dr. Leeby had a private practice with Marsh Landing Behavioral Group in Jacksonville Beach, Florida. Soul Life was born from her passions for prevention, holistic health and healing. Dr. Leeby is currently writing a workbook (“playbook”) for family health using the creative exercises, structured activities and ceremonial practices she developed for her clients. Dr. Leeby enjoys her own practices for wellness including meditation, breath work, art, writing, and parenting her 21 year old son and 17 year old daughter. Dr. Leeby has been happily married for 25 years and marriage and family health are her passion.