Troy Lea, Ph.D
Troy Lea is working in the capacity of a post-doctoral psychology resident at Mid-Atlantic Behavioral Health under the supervision of Drs. Traci Bolander and Kathy Cherry. Troy earned his doctoral degree in Counseling Psychology from Brigham Young University.
Dr.Lea has diverse outpatient clinical experience doing short and long-term therapy with children, adolescents, adults, families, and couples in a variety of mental health settings. Troy has experience practicing in several university counseling centers, a veterans affairs hospital, and a community health clinic. Troy also has experience running structured and open-process psychotherapy groups.
Currently, Troy Lea sees patients of all ages. His specialties include treating issues related to general mental health, trauma, depression and mood, anxiety, LGBT issues, family/relational issues, grief counseling, life transitions, and couples work. Troy takes an integrated approach to his therapy utilizing existential, interpersonal, and CBT methods. Troy is particularly interested in serving clients from diverse multicultural backgrounds,speaks spanish as well as english and feels effective therapy is sensitive to a person’s race, gender, sexual orientation, religious/spiritual background, and other cultural identities one might possess. Overall, Troy likes to tailor his therapeutic approach to the individual needs of the patient.