Claudia Leeds

Claudia Garcia-Leeds, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Psychology
Co-Coordinator of Master's Program in Clinical and Counseling Psychology

Office Location:  DeSales Center Room 9
Office Phone:  215.242.7747
E-Mail:  GarcialeedsC@chc.edu





Education

Ph.D., Graduate School of the City University of New York

M.Phil., Graduate School of the City University of New York

M.A., New School for Social Research

B.A., New School for Social Research

Courses Taught

Psychology of Women, Social Psychology, The Psychology of Immigration and Acculturation 

Specializations

  • Extensive experience as a psychotherapist and clinical supervisor.
  • Worked in a variety of community-based non-profit social service agencies in New York City and North Philadelphia.
  • Research experience includes suicidal behavior in adolescents, HIV prevention, acute stress disorder, and cultural identity.

Scholarly Interests

Domestic violence, family dynamics, and post-traumatic stress disorder in impoverished communities.

Other

Originally from Montevideo, Uruguay