Leeanne Merritt, LCSW

EBC Clinical Program Manager

Leeanne Merritt

Leeanne is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who has worked with a diversity of children, adolescents and families in a variety of settings for over 20 years. She received her Master’s degree from Clark Atlanta University and completed a three year post-graduate clinical social work fellowship at the Yale University Child Study Center. Leeanne has been a member of the EBC School team for over 10 years and enjoys collaborating daily with a multidisciplinary team of dedicated and skilled professionals within the school setting. She is committed to clinical practice that promotes a client-centered, strength-based and culturally responsive approach while incorporating principles from a variety of theoretical frameworks, tailored to meet individual needs. Leeanne values the opportunity to join with students and their families to help facilitate positive change and growth in order to reach their optimum potential. 


  • Post-Graduate Clinical Social Work Fellow, Yale University Child Study Center
  • MSW, Clark Atlanta University
  • BA, Sociology, University of California, Santa Cruz


  • California Board of Behavioral Sciences LCSW #25875

Professional Affiliations

  • National Association of Social Workers


  • EBC School Employee of the Quarter, July 2014

Recent Presentations

  • “Talking About Transition: Preparing Your Child for the Transition Back to Mainstream School.” EBC School Parent Education Class.
  • “How to Survive the Summer.” EBC School Parent Education Class


Helping to Manage a Child’s Emotions