Leah Rudnick, MD
Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist
- BA Biology & Psychology – University of Nevada, Reno
- MD – University of Nevada School of Medicine
- General Psychiatric Residency – University of New Mexico Child and Adolescent
- Psychiatry Fellowship – University of Colorado School of Medicine
I am a Board Certified, Child, Adolescent, and Adult Psychiatrist and have been excited to work in this field for the last 25 years. My goal in treating clients is to provide a comprehensive and excellent evaluation, perform and refer for further helpful assessments when indicated, prescribe safe and effective medication when necessary, and explore and pursue other clinically indicated, therapeutic interventions. It is always a priority to collaborate with other treatment providers in order to fully understand and treat my patients successfully.
My particular professional interests are facilitating healthy attachment and connection, promoting healthy cognitive, language, social and emotional development, encouraging optimal learning, problem solving skills and resilience, processing trauma loss, understanding and channeling anxiety, regulating mood and emotions, and achieving a healthy balance of mind and body. My main professional goal is to promote the emotional and physical health and welfare of each client and family that puts their trust in me. I strive for each client to feel safe, heard, respected, understood, and well cared for. The thing I love most about my job is helping others to experience their best life.
During my leisure time, I enjoy spending time with my family and hiking, biking, gardening, laughing, and playing with our dogs Lucy and Waffie. Fun Fact, I was awarded a full-ride college music scholarship to study flute but chose medicine instead.
I treat children ages 3 to 17 and adults ages 18 to 60, with a focus on Women’s health and Anxiety Disorders. I currently work Monday’s, Tuesday’s, Thursday’s and Friday’s from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. I work Wednesday’s from 8 a.m. until noon.
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BA in Strategic Communication – University of New Mexico
Imani is a writer and social media manager who assists the admin of Sage with community outreach and marketing.
Her own struggles with mental health and experience in therapy give her a unique perspective to empathize with the patients/clients of Sage. Her experiences influence the blogs that she writes and the social media content she produces.
In her free time, Imani enjoys traveling, making YouTube videos, reading, and obnoxiously singing to show tunes.
* All blog content that is written by Imani is approved by a licensed mental health professional.*