2003 PhD Clinical Psychology, University of Massachusetts
1992 BS Business Administration, University of Missouri
2004 - Present
Clinical Psychologist at YM Psychotherapy & Consultation, Inc., Cambridge, MA and Belmont, MA
Instructor in Psychology, Harvard Medical School
Newton-Wellesley Eating Disorders and Behavioral Medicine, Brookline, MA
Post-doctoral Fellow, Lahey Clinic, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine
Clinical Psychology Intern, The May Institute, Children's Services
Clinical Psychology Extern, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry
Behavioral Medicine Extern, Boston VA Medical Center, Medical Psychology Department
Clinical Psychology Extern, University of Massachusetts Boston, Student Counseling Center
Certified as an Emotionally Focused Therapy Therapist and Supervisor
Level II training in Gottman Method Couples Therapy
Dialectical Behavior Therapy: Treating the Eating Disordered Client with Multiple Problems
Psychoanalytic Couple and Family Institute of New England, Two-year Certification
Stress Reduction Program, Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care, and Society, UMass Memorial Health Care. Director: Jon Kabat-Zinn, PhD
Relaxation Response Training, The Mind Body Medical Institute, Director: Herbert Benson, MD
Introductory Workshop in Clinical Hypnosis, The Cambridge Health Alliance, Behavioral Medicine Program
Leigh, J., Shapiro, E., Penney, S. (2010). Developing diverse, collaborative leaders: An empirical program evaluation. Journal of Leadership & Organizational Studies, 17(4), 370-379.
Shapiro, E., Leigh, J., Weiss, E. (2007). Toward culturally competent, gender equitable leadership: Assessing outcomes of women leaders in diverse contexts. In J. L. Chin, B. Lott, J. Rice, & J. Sanchez-Hucles (Eds.), Women and Leadership: Transforming Visions and Diverse Voices, p 88-105, Blackwell Publishing.
Allensworth-Davies D, Leigh J, Pukstas K, Geron SM, Hardt E, Brandeis G, Engle RL, Parker VA. (2007). Country of origin and racio-ethnicity: Are there differences in perceived organizational cultural competency and job satisfaction among nursing assistants in long-term care? Healthcare Management Review, 32(4): 1-9.
Pukstas, K., Parker, V., Brandeis, G. Hardt, E., Geron, S., Tyler, D. Leigh, J., Engle, R. (2006). Improving intercultural staff communication in the long-term care setting. Annals of Long-term Care, 14(8), 34-37.