Dr. Leonard-Zabel is a full professor of Psychology at Curry College in Massachusetts, USA. She is president of private clinic specializing in international School Neuropsychology and Clinical Forensic Counseling. She holds diplomat and fellow certifications in the field of Neuropsychology, Forensics, Autism, Psychotherapy, Addictions, CBT, Disability Analysis, and Homeland Security. She was recognized in the American Psychological Association-Monitor on Psychology Journal under the personality and achievement section. This year she was awarded the Distinguished Leadership Circle of Directors from the American Board of Disability Analysts and the title of Honorary Founding Faculty Member for the American College of Disability Analysts. She serves on the Learning Disabilities Worldwide Congress-Board of Directors. She was awarded the Curry College Excellence in Teaching 'Researcher of the Year' and 'Person of the Year' from Curry College acknowledging excellence in teaching, mentorship, leadership and community service. Recently, she was awarded the Jerrold Simon Award for Distinguished Lifetime Career Achievement from both the American Board of Disability Analysts and the American Board of Medical Psychotherapists and Psychodiagnosticians of which she is the third recipent to ever receive the award from both organizations.