Dr. Leah Keating, Ph.D., C.Psych.
Dr. Keating is a clinical psychologist registered with the College of Psychologists of Ontario. Dr. Keating completed her PhD in Clinical Psychology at York University. She earned a Master’s degree in Psychology from Carleton University, and a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) with a Specialization in Psychology from the University of Ottawa. She has held positions at the Trauma Therapy Program at Women’s College Hospital; the Traumatic Stress Service at the London Health Sciences Centre; the Concurrent Disorders Program, Inpatient Assessment Program, and Inpatient Treatment and Rehabilitation Program at Parkwood Institute; the Eating Disorders Program at St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton; the York University Psychology Clinic; and the Centre for Interpersonal Relationships. She has experience in providing psychological services to clients in areas related to trauma and abuse, eating disorders, personality disorders, anxiety, depression, emotion regulation, relationship difficulties, sexuality, sexual concerns, and substance abuse. Her approach is collaborative and relational, and integrates her training in humanistic therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy, dialectical behaviour therapy, interpersonal reconstructive therapy, psychodynamic therapy, and cognitive behavioural therapy. Her practice is LGBTQ+ positive. Dr. Keating’s research on LGBTQ+ individuals’ experiences of trauma, on women’s recovery from abuse, and on the development and treatment of eating disorder symptoms has been presented at conferences and published in academic journals, and received government-funded awards.