Leigh Leiner

Therapist Auburn University Counselor

Leigh Leiner, LICSW

In her own words…

quotes  Life isn’t easy, but it’s worth it.

As the saying goes: life is tough but, you are tougher.  Let’s be honest, there may be times you may not feel tougher, and that’s okay. Life can be lonely, stressful, busy, overwhelming, and exhausting. On the other hand, life can be peaceful, beautiful, exciting, and joyful. You don’t have to go through life alone. I want to assure you that someone is in your corner in whatever season of life you may be walking through. It is my honor to be there beside you while you walk through those “life is tough” situations when you’re ready.

quotes  Together we will navigate your goals.

I’m here to be someone outside of the situation to listen to you and to help you explore your thoughts and feelings. I believe that you know yourself better than anyone else.  It is my goal to support you and to help you work towards achieving your goals. Life has its ups and downs which can be hard to navigate. Together we can find the tools to help you flourish with whatever may come your way.

About Leigh

Leigh earned her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology with minors in Human Development & Family Studies and Religious Studies from Auburn University. She earned her Master’s degree in Social Work from Florida State University. She has spent much of her career working with the foster care system. She is passionate about helping those who face depression, anxiety, and the stress life can bring.  


Leigh lives in Auburn with her husband and her cat, Darcy. In her spare time, you’ll find her spending quality time with family and friends. She enjoys a good run, good coffee, football, anything Disney, and has a soft spot for traveling. She is also a flight attendant!

Leigh focuses her practice on:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Stress