Leigh Gocklin, LSW


Leigh is a New Jersey based Licensed Social Worker who received her Bachelor’s degree in Contemplative Psychology from Naropa University, followed by her Master’s degree in Clinical Social Work from Kean University. Leigh’s broad professional background ranges from inpatient substance abuse treatment, school and home based adolescent behavioral therapy, psychiatric hospital settings and beyond, though her most consistent professional foundation has been providing clinical therapy with school age adolescents and teens. Her experience has included treatment of depression, anxiety, ADHD and ODD, mood and personality disorders, crisis management and intervention, family work, self-esteem, and mindfulness-based stress management practices. Leigh provides individualized treatment using cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), narrative therapy and a strengths-based approach.

Leigh believes in collaborating with her clients in efforts of building comprehensive and unique plans to meet the specific needs of each and every client. She is dedicated to creating a trusting and genuine space for her clients, while accompanying the individual on their journey towards healing and reclaiming their true potential.

In addition to working in our outpatient Sparta office, Leigh currently provides Equine Assisted Psychotherapy in our equine therapy division.

NJ License #: 44SL06527800