Ann Marie T. Leonard-Zabel
Ed.D., Nova Southeastern University
C.A.G.S., University of Massachusetts/Boston
M.Ed., Bridgewater State University
B.A., University of Massachusetts/Boston
Dr. Ann Marie Leonard-Zabel is a Professor of Psychology. In addition, she served as one of the developers of the Psychology internship program as well as a faculty advisor for students pursuing their internship in the field of Psychology. She periodically lectures within the Master's of Education Program-Special Education cohort focusing in the area of Assessment. She received her Bachelor's degree from the University of Massachusetts/Boston, a Master's degree from Bridgewater State University, a Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies Degree from the University of Massachusetts/Boston, and her Doctorate Degree from Nova Southeastern University. In addition, Dr. Leonard-Zabel completed course work in Paralegal Studies, a post-doctoral fellowship in Attentional Disorders and post-doctoral work in Special Education Law, Neuropsychology and Forensics. In addition, Dr. Leonard-Zabel owns a private practice specializing in evaluations for neuro-behavioral learning disabilities, behavioral disorders, court-involved issues, and substance abuse.
Dr. Leonard-Zabel served 16-years as a voluntary member on the Board of Directors for the Massachusetts School Psychologist Association and served as an Executive Board Member of the American Board of School Neuropsychology. She serves as a clinical instructor and supervisor for the Kids Inc. Post-Graduate/Post-Doctoral Hybrid model program based in Dallas, Texas for the School Neuropsychology Certificate Program. She assists with training professionals in the United States and abroad to be board certified by the American Board of School Neuropsychology. She holds diplomat and fellow certifications in the field of School Neuropsychology, Homeland Security, Forensic Counseling, Clinical Counseling, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Addictions, and Disability Analysis. Recently, she was awarded Emeritus Status from the American Board of Disability Analysts attesting to the highest level of skill and expertise in area of Disability Analysis.
Dr. Leonard-Zabel was unanimously elected to serve a three-year term on the Learning Disabilities Worldwide Congress Board (LDW). She is serving as one of four Committee Chairs for the Annual World Conference. In addition, she was appointed to serve as the Associate Editor for "Insights on Learning Disabilities: From Prevailing Theories to Validated Practices" which is a peer-reviewed journal, published bi-annually by LDW.
Dr. Leonard-Zabel is a presenter at national and international conferences on an ongoing basis. In addition, she was elected by several senior Psychology students at the Curry College High Honor Seniors Event held in 2011, 2012 and 2013 as the one who was most influential in their academic achievement of success and mentorship.
Dr. Leonard-Zabel's research interests include Neuropsychology, Learning Disabilities, Social-Emotional Disorders, Forensics, Ethical & Legal Issues, Addictions, and the Neuropsychological Impact of Cancer Treatment on the Pediatric Brain.
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