Leanne Langlands, LPC

~ OPENINGS NOW! ~IN-PERSON: Tues starting in July & ONLINE: Mon (11a-7p), Wed (9a-5p), Th (7a-1p), Fri (8a-1p) — Contact direct for scheduling (see below) *

Leanne is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Virginia.  She is passionate about encouraging others to discover their own innate strengths to overcome challenges and increase long-lasting wellness.

Clinical Focus Areas and Counseling Approaches

Leanne works online currently (and both online and in-person starting July 19) with individuals, age 13 and up, couples, and families. She supports clients seeking assistance with areas such as: life transitions, stress management, anxiety disorders, depression, trauma, substance abuse, co-occurring disorders, adolescent and young adult life, LGBTQIA+ support, relationship issues, family life issues, and military life. Leanne blends Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Strengths Based, Solution Focused, and Person Centered Therapy in her work with clients.

Professional Philosophy       

According to Leanne, “Therapy is a chance to explore your personal path from places of challenge or difficulty to genuine greater hope and healing. As you map and pave this path, I help my clients discover how to overcome what holds you back and to activate your core inner strengths. These come together to help you experience new levels of fulfillment.  As your therapist, I will walk alongside you, supporting you and motivating you every step of the way.”

Educational Background

Leanne received her Masters of Science in Education (M.S.Ed.) in Mental Health Counseling from Old Dominion University. She earned her B.S. in Psychology from Pennsylvania State University. She continues to pursue ongoing professional training in her multi-faceted areas of clinical focus.

Professional Experience

Leanne brings a broad array of clinical experience from settings including private practice, general hospital, Substance Use Treatment Center, and a Residential Behavioral Health Center for children and teenagers.  Her experience also spans diverse age groups and populations, strengthening her wide ranging ability to serve individuals, couples, and families across much of the lifespan.

Fun Facts About Leanne

  • Leanne truly loves animals. She currently has two dachshunds and a cat, but in the past she had 6 guinea pigs and freshwater fish.
  • She also loves doing guided paint nights with her husband and will never turn down an opportunity to eat macaroni and cheese or hibachi.
  • She grew up in Pennsylvania and has been here for four years.
  • Her favorite color is orange.
  • Her favorite music artists are Dan + Shay, Machine Gun Kelly, and Chris Stapleton.
  • The background you see in Leanne’s photo is from our office “The Wish” here at Free Spirit.


Scheduling Details – In-network with Anthem, Optima, Optum/UBH/UHS, & Cigna; processing in all other major insurance.  Online only through July 17 (M-W eve).  Hybrid schedule launches July 19 – in person Tues 7a-1p & Thurs. 7a-1p; online – Mon – 11a-7p, Weds. 9a-5p, & Fri. 8a-1p.


Contact Leanne directly to schedule an appointment at leanne@freespiritonline.org or at (757) 231-5924