Katie Leikam

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW, LISW-CP, DC-TMH

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Katie Leikam, MSW, LCSW, LISW-CP, DC-TMH, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Decatur
(404) 495-8535 Website

Katie Leikam

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW, LISW-CP, DC-TMH


Location

Katie Leikam, LCSW
Decatur, Georgia 30030
(404) 495-8535
Other Location +

Additional Location

Katie Leikam, LISW-CP
Charleston, South Carolina 29403
(404) 495-8535

If you're feeling anxious and stressed out or you are questioning your gender or ready to transition, I can help. Anxiety is difficult and it can wreck your day. I am understand the pain and frustration anxiety can bring on a daily basis. Together we will find solutions for overcoming your anxiety and work together to help you find peace daily. I am a secular, compassionate gender therapist who works with clients through anxiety and gender transition. I am passionate about working with the LGBTQ community and I am affirming of all of my clients.

I specialize in affirming therapy for people who identify as LGBTQIA and offer therapy through gender exploration, transition and beyond. I also offer solutions and care for high anxiety, social anxiety and perfectionism. I welcome preteens, teenagers and adults to my practice. I write gender affirmation letters as requested.

As part of my practice, I offer expert and convenient care for my clients in person and video throughout Georgia and throughout South Carolina via video. You can schedule appointments online anytime at my website www.katieleikam.com. Please call or email for a free consultation.

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 6 Years
  • School: University of Georgia
  • Year Graduated: 2009
  • License No. and State: CSW006045 Georgia

Finances

  • Avg Cost (per session): $120 - $150
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
Accepted Payment Methods: American Express, Cash, Discover, Health Savings Account, Mastercard, Visa
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Out of Network

Additional Credentials

  • License No. and State: LISW-CP #12526 South Carolina
  • Certificate: Distance Certifed -TeleMental Health
  • Certificate Date: 2018
  • Membership: World Professional Association Transgender Health
  • Member Since: 2017

Katie Leikam's Groups

Gender Identity Consultation Group

Peer consultation group lead by Katie Leikam, LCSW, LISW-CP for education on working with clients who are transgender, gender creative and gender expansive including children and adults. This small group meets once monthly to discuss using theoretical modalities, best practices, and policy.

More about this group

Location

Katie Leikam, LCSW
Decatur, Georgia 30030
(404) 495-8535
Other Location +

Additional Location

Katie Leikam, LISW-CP
Charleston, South Carolina 29403
(404) 495-8535
Specialties
  • Transgender
  • Anxiety
  • Men's Issues
Issues
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Child or Adolescent
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • Life Transitions
  • Marital and Premarital
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Relationship Issues
  • School Issues
  • Secular Therapist
  • Self Esteem
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Women's Issues
Mental Health
  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
Sexuality
  • Bisexual
  • Gay
  • Lesbian

Client Focus

Age
  • Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults
Categories
  • Bisexual Clients
  • Gay Clients
  • HIV / AIDS Clients
  • Heterosexual Clients
  • Lesbian Clients
  • Transgender Clients
  • Veterans

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Compassion Focused
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • Emotionally Focused
  • Existential
  • Family / Marital
  • Family Systems
  • Feminist
  • Humanistic
  • Interpersonal
  • Mindful Self Compassion
  • Mindfulness-based (MBCT)
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Person-Centered
  • Psychodynamic
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Strength-Based
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family
Video/Skype
  • Video Counseling

Professional Connections

Mr. Roderick Watkins, MA, LPC
Mr. Roderick Watkins, MA, LPC
Licensed Professional Counselor Colleague, known for 1 years
Ms. Zoe Dale, MA, LPC
Ms. Zoe Dale, MA, LPC
Licensed Professional Counselor
Mr. Roderick Watkins, MA, LPC
Mr. Roderick Watkins, MA, LPC
Licensed Professional Counselor Colleague, known for 1 years
Roderick Watkins, MA, LPC is a great choice for people who are LGBTQ who seek a knowledgeable counselor. He offers a highly motivational framework to discover potential and work without limits to self discovery and change.

Links

My Website
Last Modified: 08 Aug 2018
Katie Leikam, MSW, LCSW, LISW-CP, DC-TMH, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Decatur

Katie Leikam

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW, LISW-CP, DC-TMH