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Leah Rockwell LPC, LCPC

Licensing & Certifications:

  • Commonwealth of Pennsylvania License Number PC009618
  • State of Maryland Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor LC 11058
  • National Practitioner Identification (NPI) Number 1457979809
  • National Certified Counselor (NCC) Number 268755

Professional Background

Leah Rockwell, LPC, LCPC, is a licensed professional counselor in Pennsylvania and Maryland and provides online therapy for women largely focused on mothers in the childbearing period of life. Leah’s career began as a Spanish teacher in boarding schools in which she lived with adolescent girls, becoming a de-facto parent to teenagers early in her career while becoming a parent to her own two daughters at the same time. Realizing how much she enjoyed the mental health world of young women, she pursued her master’s degree in school counseling while working in residential life programs and teaching sex education classes to teenagers, focusing on sexuality, gender issues, sexual health, and consent. She later held the position of college counselor at a small women’s college in which she supported emerging adults struggling with life and career transitions, healing from sexual assault and sexual violence, and coping with anxiety and mood disorders.

Leah’s clinical practice, Rockwell Wellness Counseling, supports mid-life and new moms who are struggling with anxiety, identity issues, people-pleasing and codependency issues, and perinatal mental health issues such as postpartum anxiety and postpartum depression. Practicing from a feminist therapy orientation, Leah works with clients on developing mind/body awareness by incorporating polyvagal theory and Internal Family Systems (IFS) techniques.

A divorced and coparenting mom of two, Leah believes that the overall well-being of a family starts with building the mental health of the mother, and she has completed training with Postpartum Support International. She is an active contributor to publications on topics surrounding burnout, parental burnout and the shared load of parenting in modern society, anxiety management, and issues related to systemic support of families, such as paid family leave.

Professional Affiliations:

National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC)


Master’s of Education, School Counseling, Shippensburg University, 2010
Post-master’s coursework in Clinical Supervision and in Counseling Challenging
Adolescents, Shippensburg University
Bachelor of Arts, Spanish, University of Richmond, 2001

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Areas of Focus

Leah Rockwell, LPC, LCPC, specializes in online therapy for women, particularly mothers navigating the challenges of childbearing and beyond. With a focus on feminist therapy and mindfulness, Leah empowers clients to cultivate self-compassion, navigate life transitions, and foster healthy relationships.

Leah Rockwell utilizes a number of therapeutic approaches, including:

  • Feminist therapy
  • Women’s mental health issues
  • Self-compassion & mindfulness
  • Stress management, anxiety, and depression
  • Codependency and boundary issues
  • Perinatal mental health
  • Maternal mental health
  • Parenting & coparenting
  • Facilitating sex-positive conversations with teenagers
  • Parent coaching

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Emotional Exhaustion

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Emotional exhaustion ultimately results when accumulated stress contributes to overwhelm, impaired functioning, and mental fatigue. Individuals struggling with emotional exhaustion may appear uncharacteristically irritable, apathetic, or depressed, as coping with surmounting challenges leaves them drained and unable to self-regulate. Untreated symptoms can impact relationships, work performance, and overall life satisfaction, demonstrating the need for appropriate support.

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How to Recover From Burnout

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Recovering from burnout can be daunting, but taking small steps can significantly improve the process. Start by examining possible causes of stress in your life, ensuring to set boundaries around issues that increase overwhelm. Taking a break to engage in self-care, physical movement, or hobbies is also beneficial, as these practices help facilitate relaxation and rejuvenation.

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How to Calm Anxiety

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The effort to calm your anxiety can take many forms, but it often involves learning ways to relax your body, eliminating factors that enhance an anxious response, and engaging in productive self-talk.

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