Leon Ueckermann started his studies in Psychology in 2002 at the Randse Afrikaanse University (RAU) in Johannesburg where he obtained his Baccalaureus Artium (BA) Psychology degree in 2004. Thereafter he completed his Honors Degree in Psychology in 2006 at the University of Johannesburg (Previously known as RAU). In 2008 Leon completed the Extracurricular Program of Equivalence for the BA (HONS)(PSYCH) degree with the field of study for Practical Psychometry after which he stayed on for the rest of the year at his internship company. During this time he performed various assessments at mines and companies throughout South Africa and Africa. Some of the African countries that he visited for work included Mozambique, Sudan and Uganda.
In 2009 he was accepted to further his studies in Masters in Counselling Psychology at the University of Johannesburg, which he completed Cum Laude in 2010. He also published an article with his supervisor Dr Gert Kruger which focus on positive psychological constructs and their relationship to academic achievement.
Leon completed his internship at PsyCaD in December 2011 where he was involved with therapeutic and assessment services, presenting workshops and manning a 24 hour crisis line among other responsibilities. During this time he was exposed to working with all kinds of different trauma, such as hijackings, rapes, loss of close ones and suicides among others.
In 2011 Leon joined a private practice in Rustenburg as well as in Poortview, Roodepoort from where he is now practicing. He is registered with the HPCSA as a Psychometrist and Counselling Psychologist.