Jacqueline Leibsohn, PhD

PhD, Counseling Psychology, Colorado State University
MS, Counseling Psychology, Colorado State University
BA, Psychology, University of California

Associate Professor, Counseling (COUN)

Phone: (206) 296-5766

Building/Room: Loyola 212

Research and Teaching Interests

Basic Counseling Skills, Addiction Counseling, Adolescent Development, Theories, Diagnosis and Assessment, Clinical Supervision


Jacqueline Leibsohn received her BA degree in psychology from the University of California in 1982, her MS in 1986 and her PhD in 1989 from Colorado State University in counseling psychology. She has worked as a vocational counselor and therapist in the university counseling center at Colorado State University and U.C. Berkeley. She has been the assistant family coordinator of a chemical dependency, dual-diagnosis treatment facility, facilitated co-dependency and eating disorder groups, and been in private practice since 1989. Her specialties include chemical dependency, eating disorders, and relationship issues. In 1991, she became licensed in Washington State as a psychologist. Her theoretical orientation is psychodynamic. She and Hutch Haney have written two books with accompanying videos and CD-ROMs; Basic Counseling Responses and Basic Counseling Responses in Groups. In her spare time she enjoys exercising, downhill skiing, and traveling with her husband and their two children.