Dr. Leonard-Zabel is a Full Professor of Psychology and serves as the Psychology Department Coordinator at Curry College in Milton, Massachusetts. She owns and operates a private clinic specializing in School Psychology/School Neuropsychology and Clinical Forensic Examining. Dr. Leonard-Zabel provides assessments, consultation, and training to schools, families, clinics, law firms, and courts locally, nationally, and internationally. She holds diplomat and fellow certificates/certifications in Neuropsychology, Forensic Counseling and Examining, Psychotherapy, Addictions, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Clinical Anxiety, Disability Analysis, Brain Coaching, Telepractice and in Homeland Security, among others. She was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Board of Disability Analysts. Dr. Leonard-Zabel is the recent recipient of the Lifetime Achievement in School Neuropsychology from the American Board of School Neuropsychology. She serves on the Learning Disabilities Worldwide Congress as one of the Board of Directors (LDW).

Dr. Leonard-Zabel recently received international awards acknowledging her Keynote addresses encompassing school neuropsychological research on assessment approaches involving Autism Spectrum Disorders, Adolescent Addiction, Mental Health, Assessment Practices, Learning Differences, and Traumatic Brain Injury. Dr. Leonard-Zabel was awarded in December 2019 the title of Global Goodwill Ambassador, representing the USA with the Humanitarian designation for her volunteerism both nationally and internationally. She was awarded the Curry College Excellence in Teaching Researcher of the Year, Excellence in Teaching with Partnerships & Collaboration Award, and Person of the Year acknowledging excellence in teaching, mentorship, collegiality, leadership, and community service. Dr. Leonard-Zabel presents nationally and internationally on an ongoing basis.