Dr. Roseanne Lesack
Dr. Roseanne Lesack has worked in the field of child psychology for over 10 years and specializes in child behavior and parenting. She helps children across the developmental spectrum and works closely with parents to address a variety of childhood concerns such as picky eating, sleeping, toileting, tantruming, and general behavioral problems. Dr. Lesack also provides therapy to children and adolescents focusing on behavioral, emotional, and developmental concerns. Dr. Lesack has spoken extensively about these topics across the country. She provides workshops and trainings to support parents and community providers to learn evidence-based tools to support children and families.
Dr. Lesack is a Licensed Psychologist, a Board-Certified Behavior Analyst at the doctoral level (certified to practice ABA), and boarded by the American Board of Professional Psychology in Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology. She is a trained provider of Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) for families with children exhibiting emotional dysregulation and defiant behavior. Dr. Lesack is also a trained provider of Supportive Parenting for Anxious Childhood Emotions (SPACE). SPACE is an evidence-based treatment developed at the Yale Child Study Center to work exclusively with parents to treat children exhibiting problems such as anxiety, phobias, OCD, and selective
Dr. Lesack completed her doctorate at Fordham University in New York and completed her training through Emory University School of Medicine in the Severe Behavior Program at the Marcus Autism Center. After completing her training, she served as an assistant professor at Emory University School of Medicine focusing on treating pediatric feeding disorders. Upon moving down to Florida, Dr. Lesack was the director of the Mailman Segal Center Clinics at Nova Southeastern University, overseeing three specialty clinics: the Developmental Assessment Clinic, the Challenging Behavior Clinic, and the Feeding Disorders Clinic. Currently, Dr. Lesack is also an assistant professor at Regis College and trains master’s level students in ABA. At PPA, Dr. Lesack works with children and their families via teletherapy.