Leah Walker

Leah Walker

Leah Walker is a licensed marriage and family therapist. She earned a master’s degree in Family Studies and a PhD in Family Relations. She has over 20 years of clinical experience working with children adolescents and adults. She has a clinical focus in family relations, substance-abuse and trauma.

Leah has worked in several treatment settings, including inpatient, outpatient, and in-home therapy, both as a therapist and a clinical supervisor. She currently serves as a Director of adult outpatient services in a community mental health center.

Latest Contributions to Rehabs.com

Treatment Facilities to Help with Getting off Percocet Addiction

November 4th, 2019 Leah Walker 11 minute read
Help Quitting Percocet What Is Percocet? As a potent painkiller, Percocet is appropriate for people whose pain cannot be controlled through alternative means.1,2 Prescription painkillers such as Percocet are in the opioid class of medications, and these drugs act...

Finding Treatment for Dextroamphetamine Abuse and Addiction

November 4th, 2019 Leah Walker 10 minute read
What Is Dextroamphetamine?  Dextroamphetamine is one of a class of drugs called amphetamines, which act as central nervous system stimulants. It is primarily prescribed to manage symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and is sometimes used as a...

What is the Soma Abuse Potential and Symptoms of Addiction

November 4th, 2019 Leah Walker 9 minute read
What Is Soma? Soma is the brand name for the prescription drug carisoprodol, a muscle relaxer with sedative properties that depresses activity in the central nervous system.1 A generic compound form of the drug contains both aspirin and carisoprodol,...

Exploring Carfentanil Addiction Rehab and Treatment Options

November 4th, 2019 Leah Walker 12 minute read
What Is Carfentanil? Carfentanil is a highly potent, synthetic opioid that is primarily used as an animal tranquilizer for elephants and other large mammals. It has no approved medical use in humans. Carfentanil is one of several synthetic analogues...

An Examination of LSD Abuse & Treatment Options

June 4th, 2020 Leah Walker 9 minute read
What Is LSD? LSD (D-lysergic acid diethylamide) is a potent, man-made hallucinogen manufactured from a lysergic acid compound found on the ergot fungus. In its various forms, LSD is also known as:1 Acid. Blotter. Dots. Windowpane. Purple haze. Electric...
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