|Libby R. Leinweber, LCSW, BCD, Owner
||Joan Furman, MSN, RN, AHN-BC, CET II
|June Pitts, LCSW
||Ann Rainey, M.S., Ed.S.
|Harrison Taylor, LCSW
||Sir Charles Tamu Amani
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 and was a Woman of Achievement nominee from the Young Women's Christian Association. 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 in the Seychelles Islands in the Indian Ocean. She is currently a volunteer mediator with Our Family Services in Tucson, and she and wonder dog Charley are volunteers with the Humane Society of Southern Arizona, Tucson Medical Center and Peppi's Hospice.
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.
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.
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.
Harrison Taylor, LCSW
Harrison Taylor is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. He received his graduate degree from the University of Chicago in Clinical Social Work in 1991 and went on to receive further accreditation in Marriage and Family Therapy from The Family Institute of Northwestern University in 1992. He is a clinical member of the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT). Harrison is a founding member and former board member of the Eating Disorder Coalition of Tennessee.
Harrison currently has a private practice in Nashville, TN, where he sees individuals, couples and families, dealing with a wide range of presenting problems, including depression, anxiety, addictions of any kind, grief and loss, trauma recovery and family of origin work. Harrison leads an on-going experiential, psychodrama group as part of his services. In addition to his private practice, Harrison also facilitates groups here at the Arizona Family Therapy. He is a member of the Nashville Psychotherapy Institute (NPI).
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!