Sharon Marianetti-Leeper

Visiting Assistant Professor, Counseling and Therapy

Dr. Sharon Marianetti-Leeper is a licensed marriage and family therapist (LMFT) and a licensed and board-certified art therapist (LCAT, ATR-BC) in New York State. She has extensive experience working with individuals, couples, and families in outpatient mental health settings in Brooklyn, the Bronx, and Manhattan.  In addition to her academic and administrative work at Manhattan College she owns and operates a private psychotherapy practice.


PhD Expressive Arts Therapies, Lesley University, 2019

MA Psychology, Antioch University Seattle, 2009

BFA Studio Art, University of Texas at Austin, 1998

BA Art History, University of Texas at Austin, 1998

Courses Taught

  • EDUG 780: Psychopathology
  • EDUG 905: Foundations of Mental Health & Family Therapy
  • EDUG 906: Family Assessment
  • EDUG 908: Family Therapy&Family Law
  • EDUG 909: Family Systems Therapy: Practicum in Techniques
  • EDUG 910: Internship I and Seminar in MFT
  • EDUG 911: Internship II and Seminar II in MFT