Erin S. Leichman, Ph.D., NCSP
Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA

Research Psychologist

5600 City Avenue
223 Post Hall


Erin Leichman is a licensed psychologist and Nationally Certified School Psychologist with specialized training in behavioral sleep medicine. Dr. Leichman received her doctorate in School Psychology with concentrations in pediatric school psychology and systems-level Response to Intervention models from Lehigh University, completing her internship at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center and postdoctoral clinical training at The Kennedy Krieger Institute at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Dr. Leichman has worked as a school psychologist in public school systems, a special educator for children with developmental disabilities and Autism Spectrum Disorders, and a behavioral therapist for children with disruptive behavior disorders. Currently, Dr. Leichman is a research psychologist at Saint Joseph's University in Philadelphia, PA, focusing on research related to pediatric sleep in young children and their families. She is also the Executive Director of the Pediatric Sleep Council and serves as the primary editor of

Select Publications:

Mindell, J. A., Leichman, E. S., Composto, E., Lee, C., Bhullar, B., & Walters, R. (2016). Development of infant and toddler sleep patterns: Real world data from a mobile app. Journal of Sleep Research, 25, 508-516.

Mindell, J. A., Leichman, E. S., DuMond, C., & Sadeh, A. (2016). Sleep and social-emotional development in infants and toddlers. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, Epub ahead of print, DOI: 10.1080/15374416.2016.1188701

Mindell, J. A., Leichman, E. S., Puzino, K., Walters, R., & Bhullar, B. (2014). Parental concerns about infant and toddler sleep, Behavioral Sleep Medicine, 1-16.

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