Leah Ewald is a licensed clinical social worker who sees clients age 4-25 at the Pine Rest Forest Hills Clinic. She completed her Master’s degree at Grand Valley State University, and also holds a certificate in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT).
Leah has experience working with young people of different cultural backgrounds in the foster care system including refugees and immigrants. She is bilingual and especially enjoys working with Spanish-speaking clients and navigating cultural stigma surrounding mental health.
Leah’s areas of clinical interest include anxiety and mood disorders, PTSD, ADHD, adoption and foster care issues, and childhood behavioral concerns. Leah is passionate about creating an engaging and supportive environment for kids and teens where they feel safe to process big emotions, traumas and life’s transitions. In her therapy, Leah utilizes cognitive behavioral, dialectical behavioral, and strengths-based approaches when working with her clients.
When outside the office, Leah enjoys all things active and outdoors (running, biking, etc.), traveling throughout Latin America and Spain, and being involved at her church.