Dr. Michele Leno Making a Difference in Michigan

By Kellie Sain


In the bustling city of Detroit, Michigan, Dr. Michele Leno stands as an A-list socialite and a licensed psychologist, making a substantial impact on both the community and the field of psychology. With her impressive credentials and extensive experience, Dr. Leno is not only a prominent member of the social scene but also a dedicated professional helping individuals overcome their mental health challenges.

Dr. Leno's journey began in her hometown of Detroit, where she completed her undergraduate studies at Marygrove College. Her thirst for knowledge and her passion for psychology led her to the Michigan School of Professional Psychology, where she earned her M.A. in clinical psychology.

However, her academic journey didn't end there. Dr. Leno pursued her doctoral degree at Saybrook University in California, further solidifying her expertise in the field.

Today, Dr. Leno is the proud owner of DML Psychological Services, PLLC, a consulting company that serves Macomb, Oakland, and Wayne Counties. Her extensive knowledge and experience make her a sought-after expert in her field, and she is a member of esteemed organizations such as the American Psychological Association (APA) and Psychology Today.

In addition to her thriving private practice, Dr. Leno is actively engaged in her community. She serves on the board of directors of the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO), demonstrating her commitment to supporting and empowering women in business. Dr. Leno's influence extends beyond her private practice and board roles. She has shared her expertise with a wider audience through various media outlets, including WXYZ Detroit and The National Psychologist.

Her reach has expanded even further as she currently hosts the TV talk show "Mind Matters with Dr. Michele," now in its third season. This platform allows her to address critical mental health issues and provide valuable insights to her viewers.

Dr. Leno's professional portfolio is rich and diverse. With several years of experience, she offers psychological evaluations, therapy, coaching, and consulting services to individuals and organizations. Her clients encompass a broad spectrum, from children and adolescents to adults, athletes, and various professionals.

Dr. Leno understands the unique needs of busy professionals and offers intensive therapy and coaching sessions to help them overcome their challenges. One of Dr. Leno's key areas of interest is performance anxiety and the effects of social media on mental health.

In an era where the impact of technology on mental well-being is a growing concern, her expertise is invaluable in helping individuals navigate the complexities of the digital age. Dr. Leno's approach to treatment is underpinned by guiding principles. She believes that many physical symptoms and somatic complaints often have their roots in poor mental health and coping mechanisms.

Furthermore, she emphasizes that fear and anxiety about change can often trap individuals in unhappy situations. She encourages her clients to recognize their self-imposed obstacles, highlighting that by improving one's mental health, they can significantly enhance their overall quality of life.

Dr. Michele Leno combines her roles as an A-list socialite and a dedicated psychologist to make a difference in her community and beyond, she is a shining example of how an individual can be a positive force for change.