Leigh Johnson-Migalski, Psy.D

Leigh Johnson-Migalski, Psy.D., is a licensed clinical psychologist who enjoys helping children and adults in individual and family therapy. She received her Master’s in Counseling Psychology in 1999 and her doctorate in Clinical Psychology in 2006 from Adler University.

Dr. Johnson-Migalski has worked at medical centers, group practices, and community mental health centers. During that time, she logged over 14,000 of direct clinical contact hours. In addition, she taught courses for over 13 years at Adler University, in their doctoral program. Besides working as a clinical supervisor at Progressive Psychological Healthcare, Dr. Johnson-Migalski works as a staff psychologist at William Middleton VA Medical Center based at the Rockford CBOC.

Therapy Approaches:

Dr. Johnson-Migalski often incorporates diversity, cultural and evidence-based theory and techniques in her practice; she recognizes the importance of the therapeutic relationship and builds on client’s strengths to achieve practical solutions.

Specializations: Her specialties include anxiety, depression and other mood disorders, children, adolescents, adults, family therapy, evidence-based parenting practices, evidence-based play therapy, women’s issues, and spirituality.

Theoretical Lens: Adlerian, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy-Insomnia, Family Systems, Feminist Theory, Person-Centered.

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