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Real Identity: Dr. Joan Leland
Appearances (BTAS): Harley's Holiday, Double Talk, Chemistry and Mad Love
Appearances (BTAC Comics): Secret Santa
Voiced By: Suzanne Stone
Dr. Leland is one of the head psychiatrists at Gotham City's Arkham Asylum for the Criminally Insane. Leland has shared a strange relationship with Harleen Quinzel. When Quinzel was a budding psychiatrist from Gotham State Universitie's prestigious Psychology Department, she chose Arkham to intern at. Leland openly displayed skepticism toward Quinzel's intentions. After Quinzel became the Joker's, Leland soon found her former intern was now a patient. In her career, Leland has had limited success in rehabilitating patients. Harley Quinn had a short lived stint, but Leland appeared to have had better success with the Ventriloquist.
During Arnold Wesker's rehabilitation, the Scarface doll was shown to him to help him see it was just a puppet made of wood and cloth. Wesker was never allowed to touch the doll. It was otherwise kept in storage. Amid the approach of the holiday season's first big winter storm, Arnold Wesker was discharged by Dr. Leland after he successfully rehabilitated due to him putting a lot of work into his therapy. Leland told him he only himself to thank and he was an inspiration. Wesker admitted he couldn't hear Scarface's voice anymore nor had any dreams about him like he never existed. He asked if he was gone for good and he didn't have to worry anymore. Leland told him Scarface was a thing of the past and all he had to remember was his mantra, meditation and medication. On Christmas Eve, Dr. Leland went over security footage with Batman and Robin at Arkham. She briefed them that Straightman went right for a storage area where bizarre weapons confiscated from costumed criminals were kept. She founds his origins as a government super soldier experiment subservient to the Joker horrible. Batman agreed but was concerned why he broke in. Robin speculated it was for one of Joker's toys. Leland revealed he only took the Scarface doll.