Lesli Zinn, Ph.D.
Dr. Zinn is a Clinical Psychologist in the Clear Lake (Houston) area specializing in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for children, adolescents, adults and geriatrics and Psychological Testing, including neuropsychological testing, ADHD testing, and educational testing. She has specialized experience treating individuals with eating disorders. With her office conveniently located in Webster, Texas, Dr. Zinn sees patients from Houston, Galveston, Clear Lake and surrounding communities in the Bay Area.
B.A. with Honors in Psychology, U of N. Carolina at Chapel Hill
Masters Degree in Clinical Psychology, Auburn University
Doctorate Degree Clinical Psychology, Auburn University
Residency in Clinical Psychology, Baylor College of Medicine
Licensed: State of Texas, one of highest scores on exam. Practicing in Houston for over 20 years. Member: American Psychological Association
Published several papers on the subject of eating disorders and has presented her research at national conventions.
Theoretical Orientation and Specialty Areas
After completing training it is important to continue to stay up to date with the latest research and intervention techniques. In addition to reading treatment manuals and scientific journals regular attendance at training seminars helps to keep clinical skills well developed. A sample of continuing education seminars approved by the Texas Board of Examiners of Psychologists and completed by Dr. Zinn is as follows:
A Multifaceted, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Approach to Trauma and PTSD, Mervin Smucker, Ph.D., Training Director International Trauma Institute
Advanced Training in Treatment of Eating Disorders, Renfrew Center Foundation
Recent Scientific and Treatment Advances for Borderline Personality Disorder, The Menninger Clinic
Counseling Victims of Sexual Abuse--Cross Country University
Attention Deficit and Co-Disorders Through the Life Span--Cross Country University
Attention-Deficit Disorder: Sharpening Your Intervention Skills with Children, Parents, Teachers--Michael Asher, Ph.D.
Treating Anxiety and Depression Effectively-- Albert Ellis, Ph.D.
Body Image, Eating Disorders, and Obesity: Integrative Guide for Assessment and Treatment-- J. Kevin Thompson, Ph.D.
The Suicidal Patient: Clinical and Legal Standards of Care--American Psychological Association
Fast and Effective Treatments for Depression, Anxiety, and Therapeutic Resistance--David Burns, M.D.
Managing Defiant Children-- Russell Barkely, Ph.D.
ADHD in Children, Adolescents & Adults: Diagnosis, Assessment & Treatment-- Russell Barkley, Ph.D.
Sexual Abuse: Treatment of the Adult Survivor-- Susan Forward, Ph.D.
Healing ADD From the Inside Out-- Daniel Amen, M.D.
Body to Die For: Advanced Training in the Treatment of Eating Disorders & Body Image Disturbance in Women-- Renfrew Center Foundation
Obesity and Eating Disorders-Latest Treatment Strategies for Children, Teens, and Adults--Catherine Christie, Ph.D.
The Immune System--Nicholas Hall, Ph.D.
Weight Matters: Obesity, Hormones & Appetite--Institute for Natural Resources
Herbs, Vitamins & Nutraceuticals--Laura Pawlack, R.D.
Psychopharmacology--Gary Mears, Ph.D.
Assessment and Treatment of Traumatized Children--UHCL
ADHD from Theory to Practice--Houston Neurological Society
Beyond Overeating--Institute for Natural Resources
Learning Disabilities & Brain Mechanisms--Kevin Krull, Ph.D.
Counselor in the Courtroom--Curtis Wills, Ed.D., Larry Gist, J.D.
Appetite: The Mind Body Connection--Mind Matters Seminar
Advice for the Expert Witness--Sam Houston, J.D.
Confidentiality, Subpoenas and Record Keeping--J. Ray Hays, J.D., Ph.D.
Psychotherapy & Aging--Harry Ward, Ph.D.
Regional areas of service for Dr. Zinn, Psychological Associates, include: Harris County, Galveston County, Brazoria County, Chambers County, Fort Bend County, Liberty County, Montgomery County, Waller County. A partial listing of cities includes: Aldine, Alief, Alvin, Angleton, Arcola, Atascocita, Bacliff, Barker, Barrett, The Bay Area, Bayou Vista, Baytown, Beaumont, Bellaire, Port Arthur, Port Bolivar, Champions, Channelview, Clear Lake City, Clear Lake Shores, Cloverleaf, Conroe, Crosby, Crystal Beach, Cypress, Deer Park, Dickinson, El Lago, Ellington Field, Friendswood, Kingwood, Galena Park, Galveston, Gilchrist, Hedwig Village, The Heights, High Island, Highlands, Hitchcock, Hockley, Houston, Huffman, Hufsmith, Humble, Hunters Creek Village, Jacinto City, Jamaica Beach, Jersey Village, Katy, Kemah, Kingwood, Klein, La Marque, La Porte, Lake Houston, Lake Jackson, League City, Manvel, Missouri City, NASA JSC area, Nassau Bay, Needville, North Houston, Park Row, Pasadena, Pearland, Prairie View, Red Bluff, Rice University, Richmond, Rosenberg, San Leon, San Jacinto, Santa Fe, Seabrook, Sealy, South Houston, South Shore Harbour, Southside Place, Spring, Spring Valley, Stafford, Stuebner, Sugar Land, Sylvan Beach, Taylor Lake Village, Texas City, Tiki Island, Tomball, Webster, West University Place, The Woodlands