May 17, 2024

Erin S. Leichman, PhD, NCSP

Dr. Erin Leichman is a senior research psychologist at Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia, PA. She is a licensed psychologist, a Diplomate in Behavioral Sleep Medicine (DBSM), and a Nationally Certified School Psychologist (NCSP). Currently, she focuses on research related to 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

Dr. Leichman received her doctorate in School Psychology from Lehigh University in Bethlehem, PA with a concentration in pediatric school psychology, completing her internship at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in New Orleans, LA and postdoctoral clinical training at The Kennedy Krieger Institute at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, MD.  She 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.