Corey Leidenfrost

Unit Chief at Erie County Medical Center Corporation

Corey Leidenfrost has a diverse work experience spanning over several years. Starting in 2001, Leidenfrost worked as a Therapist at Catholic Charities of Buffalo, providing therapy services to individuals, families, and couples. From 2005 to 2007, Leidenfrost served as a Mental Health Therapist at the same organization.

In 2007, Leidenfrost joined Child & Family Services of Erie County as a SOMP Group Facilitator, co-facilitating group therapy for sex offenders and providing individual counseling to sex offenders.

Leidenfrost began working at Demand Media as a Freelance Writer from 2010 to 2011.

In 2012, Leidenfrost took on various roles at Erie County Forensic Mental Health Services, including a Psychology Intern position and a Psychology Practicum Student position. In these roles, Leidenfrost gained experience in running a residential treatment unit, performing psychological evaluations, and conducting court-ordered competency evaluations.

In 2014, Leidenfrost joined the University at Buffalo as a Research Assistant Professor. At the same time, Leidenfrost also became the Unit Chief at Erie County Medical Center, where they provided clinical supervision to licensed mental health counselors at a specialized psychiatric inpatient unit and oversaw clinical programming.

Leidenfrost served as an Adjunct Faculty at Medaille College from 2016 to 2018, teaching courses in their field of expertise.

Additionally, Leidenfrost worked as an Adjunct Lecturer at Niagara University from 2009 to 2017.

Overall, Leidenfrost has gained a wide range of experience in research, clinical supervision, therapy, and teaching throughout their career.

Corey Leidenfrost has a diverse education history in the field of psychology. Corey began their educational journey at Genesee Community College from 1996 to 1999, where they obtained an Associates Degree in Human Services. Following this, Leidenfrost attended SUNY Brockport, from 1999 to 2001, to pursue a Bachelor of Science in Psychology. Corey then furthered their education at SUNY Brockport from 2002 to 2006, earning a Master of Arts in Psychology. Leidenfrost went on to pursue a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology at Walden University, where they studied from 2010 to 2014.


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  • Unit Chief

    August, 2014 - present

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