Amanda LeTard, Ph.D. is a licensed clinical psychologist who practices evidence based treatment across the lifespan—with children, adolescents, young adults, and adults. Dr. LeTard received her undergraduate degree from the University of Virginia, and her masters and doctoral degrees from the University of Connecticut. She completed an APA accredited pre-doctoral clinical internship at the Institute of Living in Hartford, CT. and her post-doctoral fellowship with a specialization in cognitive behavioral therapy at CBT Westport.
Dr. LeTard has extensive training in Cognitive and Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Exposure and Response Prevention (Ex/RP), and Motivational Interviewing (MI). She specializes in treating adolescents and children with social anxiety disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, phobias (e.g. fear of flying), separation anxiety, ADHD, OCD, and trauma. She places an emphasis on working with the parents of young children to help manage behavior challenges that can accompany mental health concerns.
Dr. LeTard has expertise working with adults with generalized anxiety disorder, social anxiety, panic disorder, depression, hoarding disorder, OCD, ADHD, as well as with individuals with medical concerns. She has a special interest in working with individuals who are experiencing stress as they transition to a new role or phase in their lives (e.g. college students, new parents, recent divorce, etc.).
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 a 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).