General Inquiries / Referrals
Phone: 425.877.3484

 

2310 130th Ave NE, B-101
Bellevue, WA 98005
Fax: 425.702.0600


1700 NW Gilman Blvd. Suite 205
Issaquah, WA 98027
Fax: 425.295.7637


18311 Bothell-Everett Highway, Suite 260
Bothell, WA 98012
www.idc-wa.com

     

Leafar Espinoza, Ph.D., MPH, ABPP

(425) 270-7201/ DrLeoPhD@outlook.com

Leafar Espinoza, Ph.D., MPH, ABPP, began his training in South Africa, obtaining a bachelor’s degree in Psychology as well as a teaching diploma. He continued his graduate studies in the United States, earning an M.S. and Ph.D. in clinical psychology through Oklahoma State University and Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City. He rounded out his training with a Master of Public Health degree through the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Dr. Espinoza further specialized in his field by earning his board certification in Clinical Child and Adolescent psychology. He is fluent in Spanish and provides therapeutic services to families in both English and Spanish. He is an active reviewer for several journals, his clinical and research interests range from behavioral pediatrics to the practical application of evidence-based treatments in a clinical child/adolescent population, and he is a full-time psychologist at Seattle Children’s Hospital. Dr. Espinoza provides therapeutic services and conducts comprehensive evaluations.



EDUCATION

  • MPH, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (2009)
  • Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, Oklahoma State University (2007)
  • M.S., Clinical Psychology, Oklahoma State University (2005)
  • B.A. Honors Degree, Psychology, Rand Afrikaans University, South Africa (1999)
  • B.A., Psychology, Potchefstroom University, South Africa (1998)


PROFESSIONAL TRAINING

  • Pre-Doctoral Psychology Internship and Post-Doctoral Fellowship, Pediatric and Clinical Child Psychology, Children’s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO (2006-2008)


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • Clinical Psychologist, Seattle Children’s Hospital (2010-present)
  • Private Practice, Bellevue, WA (2013-present)


LICENSURE

  • Board Certified in Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, American Board of Professional Psychology, Diploma #7384
  • Psychologist, State of Washington, License #PY60128868


PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

  • Society of Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology (APA, Division 53)


INSURANCE PANELS

  • Premera
  • Regence
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • Aetna
  • First Choice
  • Lifewise
  • Group Health
  • Cigna

 

 


The Center for
Child Development
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PRACTICE LOCATION
ISSAQUAH OFFICE

PHONE: (425) 270-7201
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1700 NW Gilman Blvd.
Suite 205,
Issaquah, WA 98027
Fax: 425.295.7637

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2310 130th Ave NE, B-101, Bellevue, WA 98005
Fax: 425.702.0600

1700 NW Gilman Blvd. Suite 205, Issaquah, WA 98027
Fax: 425.295.7637

 

18311 Bothell-Everett Highway, Suite 260 Bothell, WA 98012
www.idc-wa.com

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