Leon has been working as a psychologist in both organisational and clinical settings since he obtained an Honours degree in psychology in 1983. In 2003 he completed a Masters in Counselling offered by Edith Cowan University’s School of Psychology. The coursework of the degree included a strong focus on developmental (object relations/attachment) theory and brief or time-limited psychotherapy. He subsequently completed a Ph.D. in psychology, Western Sydney University. Leon has received training in a wide range of treatment approaches, including CBT, psychodynamic psychotherapy, and schema therapy. Leon works therapeutically in an eclectic manner and is competent in treating clients with presentations ranging across the diagnostic spectrum.
Leon is the author of the book ‘A New Drive-Relational-Neuroscience Synthesis for Psychoanalysis.'