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Arizona Family Therapy is committed to providing the highest quality mental health services delivered in an accessible, supportive and caring environment that embraces diversity and emphasizes respect.


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Libby R. Leinweber, LCSW, BCD, Owner Joan Furman, MSN, RN, AHN-BC, CET II
June Pitts, LCSW Ann Rainey, M.S., Ed.S.
Jody Cummins, LCSW, CTP, EMDR Steve Sommers, LMFT, LMT
Sir Charles Tamu Amani

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Libby R. Leinweber, LCSW, BCD
Board Certified Diplomate, Owner

Libby Leinweber is the Owner and Clinical Director of Arizona Family Therapy. Her areas of expertise include: crisis intervention and mediation; cognitive, behavioral, and grief therapies; and trauma and abuse. She has worked with a variety of populations including the chronically mentally ill; those suffering from emotional, physical or sexual abuse; individuals struggling with mood, anxiety or post traumatic stress disorders; family of origin and inner child work; addictions; and she is a trained experiential and group therapist. A sought-after speaker and lecturer, Ms. Leinweber was named an Outstanding Young Woman of America. She was named Social Worker of the Year by the Louisiana Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers. She has been a national speaker on the topic of trauma and abuse.

Previous community and volunteer affiliations include: Committee of Friends, an AIDS non-profit fund raising organization, as board of directors member and past president; and American Cancer Society and Battered Women's Shelter volunteer. She previously served in the United States Peace Corps as a medical social worker. She currently is an ongoing volunteer with the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona, and a Disaster Mental health Volunteer for the American Red Cross.


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June Pitts, LCSW

June Pitts is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with a Master's degree from Arizona State University. She has extensive experience working in crisis behavioral health management for local health care facilities. She has worked in inpatient, residential, and partial hospitalization settings for both mental health and addictions, providing individual, group, and family therapy. Ms. Pitts has served populations that include the chronically mentally ill, those struggling with substance abuse and addictions, including sex addiction, individuals suffering from a disability or physical limitation, geriatric and persons with age related issues, those who have experienced abuse and trauma, and individuals experiencing grief and loss. Her work includes use of cognitive behavioral therapy, solution focused and client centered therapies, family of origin and inner child modalities, and experiential therapy. She is trained in psychodrama and group therapy.

June has volunteered for hospice care and served on local organizations that bring the arts and social awareness to our community. She is an advocate for diversity and has presented at the local and national level to address issues on gender diversity and inclusion in 12 step programs.

Ms. Pitts is a registered dietitian and earned her Bachelor of Nutritional Science from the University of Arizona and has been a registered dietitian for over 20 years. She completed her dietetic training at he University Medical Center in Tucson. June incorporates nutrition and fitness principles into her therapeutic practice for a holistic approach.


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Jody Cummins, LMSW, CTP, EMDR

Jody Cummins is a Licensed Master Social Worker. She received her master's degree at Arizona State University. Her areas of expertise include Cognitive, Narrative, Solution-Focused, Strengths-Based, and Trauma Therapies. She has worked with those experiencing mental illness, those suffering from abuse, those experiencing trauma and grief, those experiencing addiction, and those doing family of origin and inner-child work. Jody worked for 20 years in a professional, corporate environment and is familiar with both the stress and triumph available to people in the modern workplace.

Jody is a Certified Trauma Professional (CTP) as well as a trained practitioner of Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (or EMDR.) EMDR has been shown to reduce the impact of trauma on daily activities. She believes that "in developing a better understanding of ourselves and our family system we can come to influence changes in ourselves, understand our strengths, and move forward in a way that empowers us with the skills to live better lives."

In her spare time, Jody is an artist and photographer. She is also attempting to learn the ukulele. She believes that art and joy are intrinsically linked to successful recovery.


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Ann Rainey, M.S., Ed.S.

Ann Rainey has three great passions: recovery, experiential therapy and teaching. She brings these passions together in facilitating reconstructions in the Healing Passages program and in working with groups and couples in Tucson.

She had the privilege of being one of a handful of therapists trained by Sharon Wegsheider Cruse to do reconstructions and she has been doing them since 1992.

Ms. Rainey is a Licensed Professional Counselor and substance abuse counselor in Missouri. She has a private practice in Kansas City and has been a therapist since 1989.


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Joan Furman, MSN, RN, AHN-BC, CET II

Joan Furman is in private practice in Nashville Tennessee where she employs experiential therapy and psychodrama for individuals and groups. In addition, she is trained in EMDR, Reiki and other healing touch therapies, guided imagery and various approaches to conscious living and dying. She is the author of The Dying Time: Practical Wisdom for the Dying and Their Caregivers, (Crown, 1997), as well as 68 published articles and four other books.

Joan joins us here in Tucson for several special programs. She has an MSN in nursing from Vanderbilt University and a bachelor's degrees in Psychology and French from the University of Tennessee. She is a board-certified Advanced Practice Holistic Nurse and has served on the national certification review board. She is a Reiki Master Therapist and Teacher and is certified as a clinical experiential therapist. She has held faculty appointments at the schools of nursing of University of Tennessee in Chattanooga, Tennessee State University and Vanderbilt University in Nashville. She has served two terms as a board member of Nashville Psychotherapy Institute.


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Steve Sommers, LMFT, LMT

Steve Sommers has been a healing arts professional for 32 years.

Currently he has a private practice in Nashville, TN specializing in Somatic and Experiential Therapies. Additionally, Steve teaches several classes to other healing arts professionals and leads experiential therapy group intensives.

As a foundation for his work as a somatic and experiential psychotherapist, Steve completed his Master's in Marriage and Family Therapy in 2006 and is a Certified Practitioner and Authorized Supervisor of SomEx (Somatic and Experiential Therapy for Trauma and Addiction.) Steve had the opportunity to intern with many Experiential and Psychodrama Group Intensive Leaders and has been an intensive therapy group leader since 2012. As a Bodywork Professional, Steve has been a Registered Practitioner of Jin Shin Do® Bodymind Acupressure® since 1994 and also holds the designation Senior Authorized Instructor of Jin Shin Do and has been teaching for more than 20 years. He loves to help individuals reclaim their embodied self lost through trauma or addiction or dysfunctional family patterns.


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Sir Charles Tamu Amani

Sir Charles Tamu Amani (Aka Charley), joined the Arizona Family Therapy group in 2015. Charley is a Certified Therapy Dog, with his training and certification through the Humane Society of Southern Arizona. A rescue dog himself, Charley has great compassion for others. We are grateful to have him on the team!



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