BA, Psychology and History, 1995, Northwestern University, WCAS, WEAA Scholar
PhD, Clinical Psychology, 2006, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine
Dr. Lehner maintains an active psychotherapy private practice in Chicago treating adults with a wide variety of mental health concerns. She is an Instructor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, where she mentors graduate students in clinical psychology. She is also on staff at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Dr. Lehner has specialized training in the treatment of severe and persistent mental illnesses and worked in community mental health before starting her private practice. She has developed training programs for a state program that provides transition from institutional care back to community living, and has written treatment manuals for group interventions for insomnia and mood disorders.
Mentoring PhD students at Northwestern University
Facilitation of parent support group at Amundsen High School
Occasional volunteer activities at PAWS animal shelter and other neighborhood organizations
Cooking and baking, reading fiction, gardening and houseplant care, knitting, exercise, and raising two teenaged children