Meet Our Psychiatrists and Therapists - Clarity Child Guidance Center

Meet Our Psychiatrists, Psychologists and Therapists

Susana P. Juarez-Leal, Ph.D, RN

Susana P. Juarez-Leal, Ph.D, RN, is a board certified. pediatric nurse practitioner and pediatric mental health specialist.  She offers admission, physical, and neurological assessments.  She also offers outpatient services at Clarity Child Guidance Center.  Dr. Leal is a Clinical Assistant professor at the UT Health San Antonio™ School of Nursing. 

A native San Antonian, Dr. Leal obtained her BSN from the University of the Incarnate Word, MSN from University Colorado, Ph.D from Texas Woman’s University and PNP post masters certificate from the University of Texas Health Science Center Galveston. 

She has extensive experience in academia having taught  at UT Austin, Texas Tech, UIW, and UT Health San Antonio™ Division of Neonatology.  She also has extensive experience in pediatric primary care and pediatric psychiatry.  She is a retired Navy Captain and travelled to Peru and Equador for medical missions.  She is the first nurse practitioner to be hired by Clarity Childrens Guidance Center.  She is a member of the American Nurses Association and the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners.