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About Me

Lindsey R. Buckman, Psy.D. is a clinical psychologist specializing in individual, couples, and family therapy, and maintains a private practice in Phoenix, Arizona.

As a graduate of Pepperdine University specializing in clinical psychology, she serves a broad spectrum of clients. Among her areas of expertise are chronic illness, compulsive/addictive eating behaviors, peak performance, relationship issues, sexual orientation and gender issues, and third party reproduction assessments.

In addition to being a well respected therapist, Dr. Buckman has presented at national conferences and to general audiences speaking on the topics of working with difficult trainees, the psychological impact of corporal punishment, treating survivors of childhood sexual abuse, the ethical treatment of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals, political advocacy, and marketing strategies for psychologists in independent practice.

Dr. Buckman is an interactive, collaborative psychologist drawing from a variety of theoretical orientations and skill sets. Her therapeutic approach is to provide support and practical feedback to help clients effectively address personal life challenges. She integrates complementary methodologies and techniques to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client. With compassion and understanding, she works with each individual to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they are committed to accomplishing.


Education

2007 - Doctor of Psychology, Clinical Psychology,
Pepperdine University, Graduate School of Education and Psychology
APA - Accredited Program in Clinical Psychology

2001 - Master of  Marriage, Family and Child Counseling,
University of Southern California, Rossier School of Education

1999 - Bachelor of Arts, Psychology,
Pepperdine University, Seaver College

License

Arizona License # 4072

Awards

2016 - Presidential Citation
American Psychological Association

2013 - Early Psychologist of the Year Award
Arizona Psychological Association Foundation

Training

Postdoctoral Resident, Arizona State University, Counseling and Consultation
APPIC Accredited Residency Program

Pre-Doctoral Intern, University of California, Santa Barbara, Counseling Services
APA Accredited Internship Program

Practicum, California State University, Long Beach, Counseling and Psychological Services

Testing Clerk, Family Stress Center, Northridge, California

Practicum, Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Center, Mental Health Services


Professional Activities and Memberships

American Psychological Association Practice Organization, Member

  • Vice Chair, Committee for the Advancement of Professional Practice
  • APAPO PAC Advisory Committee Member

American Psychological Association, Member

  • Division 29, Society for the Advancement of Psychotherapy
  • Division 31, State, Provincial, and Territorial Psychological Association Affairs
    • President-Elect
  • Divison 35, Society for the Psychology of Women
    • Division 35/42 Task Force
  • Division 42, Psychologists in Independent Practice
    • Diversity Member at Large
    • Diversity Committee Co-Chair
    • Mentorshoppe S/ECP Coordinator
    • Advocacy Committee
    • Social Media Co-Chair
  • Division 44, Society for the Psychological Study of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Issues

Arizona Psychological Association, Member

  • Member, Convention Committee
  • Member, Leadership and Development Committee
  • Member, Legislative Committee

American Society for Reproductive Medicine, Member

World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH), Member