CEO-Counseling and Clinical Services CONTACT PERSON

Since 1970, Steve Leatherwood has worked as a psychologist, counselor and educator in the fields of psychology and human services. Work settings and duties include psychological testing and consulting at Western Carolina Center and counseling with the N.C. Department of Vocational Rehabilitation to directing Family and Children's Services at Cleveland County Area Mental Health Center. Steve worked as a School Psychologist providing psychological testing and counseling to the Cleveland County School system and curriculum development and counseling for the Abuse Prevention Council and Child Abuse Prevention Services (CAPS) in Cleveland County. This included counseling battered women's shelter clients, directing summer camps for child victims of violence, and providing group counseling for court-ordered domestic violence clients. Since 2000, Leatherwood has provided Employee Assistance Counseling and consulting services as a contract counselor with other companies managing EAP services for individuals and families in Cleveland, Lincoln, Gaston, Rutherford and Cherokee (SC) counties. Leatherwood has been an adjunct professor teaching psychology, counseling and business related courses at Gardner-Webb University, Limestone College and Cleveland Community College and conducting workshops for Northwest AHEC-Bowman/Gray School of Medicine since 1975. He is married, has two sons, and is interested in music, antiques, and electronics. Areas of specialization include adolescent/child counseling, marriage and family counseling and stress, anxiety, panic and anger management.


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