Amanda LeTard, Ph.D. is a Postdoctoral Fellow at CBT Westport, LLC. She completed her pre-doctoral clinical internship at the Institute of Living in Hartford. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Virginia and her doctorate in clinical psychology from the University of Connecticut. Dr. LeTard has extensive training in Cognitive and Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Motivational Interviewing (MI). She specializes in treating children and adolescents for social anxiety disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, specific phobias, separation anxiety, ADHD, trauma, and behavioral difficulties. In addition, Dr. LeTard has expertise working with adults with hoarding disorder, depression, anxiety, substance use, and ADHD, as well as with individuals with co-morbid medical concerns.
Dr. LeTard has provided psychotherapy in a variety of settings including hospitals and medical centers, outpatient mental health clinics, university counseling centers, therapeutic schools, and the Anxiety Disorders Center in Hartford, CT. Dr. LeTard has also co-authored several journal manuscripts, presented at numerous psychological conferences, and provided many guest lectures about anxiety, attachment, and peer relationships. Further, Dr. LeTard has supervised graduate students in CBT. Dr. LeTard is an active member of the Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD), The Society for Research in Adolescence (SRA), and the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT).
Dr. LeTard looks to integrate empirically supported treatments such as CBT with an understanding of the family system, attachment, and the individual as a whole.