Leah Morelli, MD, Author at Clay Center for Young Healthy Minds

Articles by Leah Morelli, MD

Leah Morelli, MD, is a fellow in the MGH/McLean Child and Adolescent Psychiatry training program. She completed her adult psychiatry residency training at MGH/McLean and received her MD from the University of Massachusetts Medical School. Prior to medical school, she conducted clinical research at MGH on bipolar disorder. Dr. Morelli is interested in mental health treatment of medically ill children, school-based mental health, building resiliency, and advocacy. Her passions outside of work include figure skating, training her dog, and trying new coffee shops.

Figure Skating’s Identity Crisis: Supporting Our Young Athletes

March 14, 2022

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Figure Skating’s Identity Crisis: Supporting Our Young Athletes

It’s been a few weeks since the 2022 Olympics in Beijing, and while the world has moved on to larger news and grief surrounding the Russian invasion of Ukraine, the images of young female figure skaters – children – weeping, throwing their hands up in distress and storming away from cameras, continue to perpetuate a […]