Leanne Magee, PhD

Leanne Magee, PhD, is a pediatric psychologist at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, specializing in working with children with appearance differences.

Locations: Main Campus
Phone: 215-590-2208

  • Education and Training

    Internship

    Predoctoral Internship in Clinical Psychology - VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, CA

    Fellowship

    Postdoctoral Fellowship in Clinical Psychology - The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

    Graduate Degree

    PhD in Clinical Psychology - Temple University, Philadelphia, PA

  • Titles and Academic Titles

    Psychologist

  • Centers and Programs
  • Publications

    Books

    Chapters

    2014

    Heimberg, R.G., & Magee, L. (2014). Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Social Anxiety Disorder. In D. Barlow (Ed.), Clinical handbook of psychological disorders (5th edition). New York: Guilford Publications.

    2013

    Crerand, C.E., Magee, L., Spitzer, J., & Sarwer, D.B. (2013). Body adornment and cosmetic surgery. In: Spiers, M., Geller, P., & Kloss, J. (Eds.), Women's Health Psychology (pp.199-222). Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley and Sons.

    Crerand, C.E., & Magee, L. (2013). Presurgical psychological screening for reconstructive procedures. In: Block, A.R., & Sarwer, D.B. (Eds.), Presurgical Psychological Screening: Understanding Patients, Improving Outcomes.

    Magee, L., Crerand, C.E., & Sarwer, D.B. (2013). Psychosocial Impact on Lower Extremity Trauma Patients. In: Pu, L.L.Q., Wei, F., & Levine, J.P. (Eds.), Reconstructive Surgery of the Lower Extremity. St. Louis, MO: Quality Medical Publishing, Inc.

    2012

    Magee, L. (2012). Facial cosmetic surgeries. In: Cash, T.F. (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Body Image and Human Appearance. Oxford: Elsevier.

    Magee, L. (2012). Traumatic injuries and body Image. In: Cash, T.F. (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Body Image and Human Appearance. Oxford: Elsevier.

    Crerand, C.E., Magee, L.M., & Sarwer, D.B. (2012). Cosmetic Procedures. In: Rumsey, N., & Harcourt, D. (Eds.), Oxford Handbook of the Psychology of Appearance (pp. 330-349). Oxford: Oxford University Press.

    Crerand, C.E., & Magee, L. (2012). Amputation and prostheses. In: Cash, T.F. (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Body Image and Human Appearance (pp. 1-7). Oxford: Elsevier.

    2011

    Sarwer DB, Crerand CE, Magee L. Cosmetic surgery and changes in body image. In: Cash TF, Smolak L, editors. Body image: a handbook of science, practice, and prevention.  2nd ed. New York: Guilford; 2011.

     

    2009

    Blackmore M, Erwin BA, Heimberg RG, Magee L, Fresco DM. Social anxiety disorder and specific phobias. In: Gelder MG, Lopez-Ibor JJ, Andreason NC, Geddes J, editors. New Oxford textbook of psychiatry. 2nd ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press; 2009.

    Magee L., Erwin B, Heimberg RG. Psychological treatment of social anxiety disorder and specific phobia. In: Antony M, Stein M, editors. Handbook of anxiety and the anxiety disorders. New York: Oxford University Press; 2009. p. 334-49.

    2008

    Turk CL, Heimberg RG, Magee L. Social anxiety disorder. In: Barlow D, editor. Clinical handbook of psychological disorders. 4th ed. New York: Guilford Publications; 2008. p. 123-63.

    Sarwer DB, Magee L. Physical appearance and society. In: Sarwer DB, Pruzinsky T, Cash TF, Goldwyn RM, Persing JA, Whitaker  LA, editors. Psychological aspects of reconstructive and cosmetic plastic surgery: clinical, empirical, and ethical perspectives. Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins; 2005. p. 23-36.

    Sarwer DB, Magee L, Crerand CE. Cosmetic surgery and cosmetic medical treatments. In: Thompson JK, editor. Handbook of eating disorders and obesity. New York: John Wiley and Sons; 2004. p. 718-37.

    Papers

    2013

    Crerand, C.E., & Magee, L. (2013). Cosmetic and Reconstructive Breast Surgery in Adolescents: Psychological, Ethical, and Legal Considerations. In L.H. Hollier (Ed.), Seminars in Plastic Surgery - The Adolescent Breast. Read the abstract

    2010

    Sarwer DB, Crerand CE, Magee L. Body dysmorphic disorder in patients who seek appearance-enhancing medical treatments. Oral Maxillofac Clin North Am; 2010 Nov; 22(4): 445-454. Cited in PubMed; PMID 20970710. Read the abstract

    Posters and Presentations

    2013

    Strauss, R., Stein, M., Strauss, D., Capasse, M., Shad, L., Magee, L., Gregory, J., Chibbaro, P., Norman, R., and Broder, H. In the eye of the beholder: Ratings of facial appearance by children, parents/caregivers, and surgeons. 12th International Congress on Cleft Lip/Palate and Related Craniofacial Anomalies; 2013 May 5-10; Orlando, FL.

    Broder, H., Magee, L., Stein, M., Rosenberg, J., Crerand, C.E., Norman, R. Depression, anxiety, and self-concept among youth followed for cleft care. 12th International Congress on Cleft Lip/Palate and Related Craniofacial Anomalies; 2013 May 5-10; Orlando, FL.

    Magee, L., Crerand, C.E. More than meets the eye: The importance of psychosocial screening in children with visible and non-visible cleft conditions. 12th International Congress on Cleft Lip/Palate and Related Craniofacial Anomalies; 2013 May 5-10; Orlando, FL.

    Magee, L. & Crerand, C.E. Craniofacial Conditions: Developmental and Psychosocial Challenges. In E. Sood (chair), Congenital Birth Defects: Developmental/Psychosocial Challenges and the Importance of Access to Behavioral Health Care. 121st Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association; 2013 Jul 31 - Aug 4; Honolulu, HI.

    Crerand, C.E., Magee, L., Spitzer, J. (accepted, 2013, November). Body Image Disturbance across Medical Populations: Implications for Interventions. Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies 47th Annual Convention; 2013 Nov 21-24; Nashville, TN.

    2012

    Konieczny, T., Dunham, B., Katowitz, W., Magee, L., Crerand, C.E., Maguire, M.A., Bartlett, S.P., Jackson, O., A multidisciplinary team approach to pediatric facial nerve disorders following acquired brain injury. Ninth World Congress on Brain Injury; 2012 Mar 21-25; Edinburgh, Scotland.

    Magee, L., Crerand, C.E., & Moran, E. Anxiety among children and adolescents with cleft lip and palate. American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association Annual Meeting; 2012 Apr 17-21; San Jose, CA.

    Crerand, C.E., Magee, L., Spitzer, J., Taglienti, A., Jackson, O., Kirschener, R.E. (2012, July). Psychosocial functioning and body image among adolescents seeking breast reconstructive surgery. Appearance Matters 5, University of the West of England; 2012 Jul 3-4; Bristol, UK.

    Magee, L., Crerand, C.E., & Moran, E. (2012, July). Anxiety, Stigmatization, and Appearance Concerns in Youth with Cleft Lip and Palate. Appearance Matters 5, University of the West of England; 2012 Jul 3-4; Bristol, UK.

    2011

    Magee L. Psychosocial aspects of lower extremity disfigurement [oral presentation]. Edwin and Fannie Gray Hall Center for Human Appearance Meeting, Getting Our Patients Walking Home: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Lower Extremity Reconstruction; 2011 Jan 13; Philadelphia, PA.

    Magee L, Crerand CE. Psychosocial issues in Treacher Collins syndrome presentation]. 68th American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association Annual Meeting; 2011 Apr 8-9; San Juan, PR.

    Crerand CE, Magee L. Psychosocial adjustment in parents of infants with cleft lip and/or palate: the impact of prenatal versus postnatal diagnosis [poster presentation]. 68th American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association Annual Meeting; 2011 Apr 8-9; San Juan, PR.; 2011 Apr 8-9; San Juan, PR.

  • Editorial and Academic Positions

    Editorial positions

    Ad hoc reviewer

    2013 - present, Editorial Advisory Board, Body Image
    2008 - present, Body Image: An International Journal of Research
    2011 - present, Health Psychology