Lee Bard II

Lee Bard II

MS, LPC
Counselor
Lee Bard
Pronouns:
he, him, his

Identities & Language

  • Cis Man
  • Gay
  • Demisexual
  • White
  • Spiritual
  • Language: English

Education & License

Lee earned his bachelors in Psychological Science from Ball State University and a masters in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Villanova University. Lee is currently licensed as an LPC in Arizona. In April 2024, Lee will begin a certificate program at the University of Michigan in an effort to pursue certification as an American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists (AASECT) Certified Sex Therapist. 

CAPS Service Teams

  • Counseling

Role at CAPS

Lee is a general counselor at CAPS providing primarily individual counseling and outreach. In addition to this, Lee is identified as a staff member who will provide gender-affirming care services and other GSRM/LGBTQ+ identity-based care.

Specialty Populations

  • LGBTQIA2S+
  • QT+BIPOC

Specialty Areas

  • ADHD
  • Alcohol Use
  • Career Counseling
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Eating Disorders
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Conflict/Family of Origin
  • Gender Identity concerns or Gender Dysphoria
  • Grief
  • Internet Addiction
  • Life Transitions
  • Men's Issues
  • Peer Relationships
  • Poly/Kink/Sex Work
  • Relationship Issues
  • Sex Addiction
  • Sexual Orientation Concerns
  • Sex Therapy
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Social Anxiety
  • Stress

Treatment Approach

  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Compassion-Based
  • Eclectic
  • Emotion-Focused
  • Feminist Therapy
  • Humanistic
  • Interpersonal 
  • Mindfulness
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Multicultural
  • Positive Psychology
  • Psychodynamic
  • Reality Therapy
  • Relational
  • Solution-Focused
  • Strengths-Based
  • Trans, Queer, and Gender-Affirming Counseling

Payment & Insurance Options

  • Fee for Service
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Campus Care
  • Cigna
  • United Student Health Insurance
  • United Healthcare

Professional Interests

Lee has worked professionally in collegiate mental health and views emerging adulthood as a specialty area. So much changes during our time at college including identity development, values exploration, changing relationship dynamics, and recognzies for many this is the first time they have had the opportunity to access mental health care. Lee also specializes in identity-based work supporting gender, sexual, and romantic minority (GSRM) communities. 

Lee believes in an integrated care approach that emphasizes holistic wellness in an effort to improve mental health. Lee believes in a feminist approach to therapy that examines the larger systems that affect us as individuals and uses the relationship he creates with his clients as a mechanism for success. Other areas of clinical interest include healthy masculinity, sex, kink, polyamory, and ethical non-monogamy. 

*while sex addiction and porn addiction are listed as areas of specialty, Lee approaches these issues in alignment with AASECT and their position can be reviewed further here: https://www.aasect.org/position-sex-addiction 

Personal Interests

Lee enjoys cycling, spending time with friends and family, finding a good movie to watch, trying new restaurants here in Tucson, gaming, and receiving cuddles from his cat Olive. 


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