Dr Colleen Leitner is a board-certified psychiatrist with specialized training in treating children and adolescents. Dr. Leitner completed undergraduate studies at Duke University where she graduated with Phi Beta Kappa honors. She then attended medical school at the University of Michigan. After earning her M.D., she pursued psychiatry specialty training and completed a residency program at the University of Virginia. She remained at the University of Virginia for a two-year fellowship training program in child and adolescent psychiatry, where she was named chief fellow. Dr. Leitner’s writing has appeared in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) and she has earned honorary fellowships from the American Psychiatric Association (APA) and the American College of Psychiatrists (ACP). Dr. Leitner specializes in treating psychiatric disorders in children and adolescents, including attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), anxiety disorders, depression, and obsessive-compulsive disorder. She also has expertise in treating mental health conditions in individuals with developmental disorders, including autism spectrum disorder and learning disorders. Her practice focuses on providing compassionate, personalized, and evidence-based care for children and families.
Dr. Leitner lives in Sussex County with her husband and child. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family at the beach, trying new restaurants, reading, and jogging.