Broderick Leaks, PhD

Vice Chair for Student Mental Health in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Director of Counseling and Mental Health, Licensed Clinical Psychologist and Clinical Associate Professor of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Keck School of Medicine of USC

Broderick Leaks photographed in a headshot style photo outside in a USC courtyard.

Broderick Leaks, PhD is director of counseling and mental health at USC Student Health and clinical associate professor of psychiatry and the behavioral sciences at Keck School of Medicine. Leaks earned his PhD in clinical psychology, master’s in theology and master’s is psychology from Fuller Theological Seminary. He joined USC Student Health as a psychology intern in 2008 and subsequently moved into the roles of clinical staff psychologist, assistant director and training director in counseling and mental health before assuming directorship in January 2019.

As a psychologist, Leaks specializes in individual and group psychotherapy. Treatment of anxiety and panic disorders; OCD; stress management; ethnic minority identity development (particularly African American); and the integration of psychology and spirituality. He lives with his family in the USC Village and also serves as a faculty in residence for the Bohnett and Nemirovsky Residential Colleges. His pronouns are he, him, his.

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