Caron J. Leader, LCSW, ACSW, partner and psychotherapist, was raised in Evansville, Indiana and has lived in Evansville most of her life. She graduated from the University of Cincinnati with a Bachelor of Arts degree and received her Master of Social Work degree from the University of Southern Indiana. Caron worked at the AIDS Resource Group of Evansville, Southwestern Behavioral Healthcare and Catholic Charities before starting in private practice. She has also worked as an adjunct at the University of Southern Indiana.
Caron treats children, adolescents and adults. She has extensive training in Sandtray Worldplay, Expressive Play Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Client-Directed Outcome-Informed therapy. She is a Certified EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing) therapist and a Somatic Experiencing Practitioner (SEP). Caron utilizes this training to help people with anxiety, AD/HD, depression, grief, trauma and life transition issues. Caron is also a certified administrator of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) and the Fundamental Interpersonal Relations Orientation-Behavior (FIRO-B) which she uses in psychotherapy as well as in business consultation. As a small business owner, Caron enjoys helping other business owners, managers and employees reach their professional goals.
Caron and her husband are owned by a rescue dog, Lucy. They added a 9-year-old rescue, Freyja to their family in 2021 and she is now living her best life. Caron enjoys being with her husband and pups just hanging at home and spending time with extended family. She also loves being outside, riding her bicycle and hiking.
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