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About Dr Zuessman  

Dr Ronnie Zuessman is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist (LCP) with the Virginia Board of Psychology
and a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) and a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) with the Virginia Board of Counseling .  He also serves as adjunct professor in the graduate program at George Mason University.

Dr Zuessman has an integrative theoretical orientation, grounded in existential and humanistic psychology, drawing from psychodynamic, systemic, and cognitive-behavioral therapy approaches.  As a psychotherapist Dr Zuessman seeks to promote understanding of a person’s unique perspective and consideration of the context and systems within which he/she lives. Dr Zuessman works with individuals, couples, families and groups.

Dr Zuessman provides clinical assessment, assessment of personality, as well as reports for civil, professional practitioner, family, mental health, substance abuse, and criminal matters.

Brief Resume

Current Roles           


   Clinical Psychologist & Psychotherapist                 Counseling Consultation        

   Clinical Psychologist                                                  Defense Health Agency









  Ph D  Counseling Psychology

                        Union Institute and University, 0H

  Professional Diploma  Counseling

                        Hofstra University, NY

  M Ed  Counseling

                        Antioch University, NH

  B A  Psychology & Education

                     Friends World College / Long Island University, NY


         Licensed Clinical Psychologist (LCP) – Virginia Board of Psychology  #0810005276

            Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist (LMFT) – Virginia Board of Counseling  #0717001344

         Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) Virginia Board of Counseling  #0701006143 




         Clinical Fellow - American Association for Marriage & Family Therapy

         Certified Sex Therapist - American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors & Therapists

         Past-President - Virginia Association for Marriage and Family Therapy

         Member - American Psychological Association

         Virginia Academy of Clinical Psychologists 





        Clinical Psychologist - Independent Examiner

Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board

        Clinical Associate Professor of Psychological Science

 Australian College of Applied Psychology, New South Wales, Australia

        Clinical & Forensic Psychologist

 Psychology Consultants, New South Wales, Australia

         Clinical Associate Professor & Interim Director of Psychology Clinic

 Bond University, Queensland, Australia

         Senior Consultant Psychologist & Senior Manager (Reception & Rehabilitation)

 Department of Corrections, New Zealand

         Professional Leader of Psychology

 South Auckland District Health Board, New Zealand

         Senior Clinical Psychologist II

 Lakeland District Health Board, New Zealand

         Clinical Coordinator

 Sexual Abuse Treatment Program, Orange County, Florida, USA

         Assistant Professor of Counseling & Psychology

 Rollins College, Winter Park, Florida, USA

         Staff Psychologist

 Court Alternatives, Department of Corrections, Orange County, Florida, USA

         Clinical Director

 Sweetwater County Community Mental Health Service, Wyoming, USA


Specialist Areas

Personality Assessment

Problem Formulation & Diagnosis

Formal Assessment Reports & Recommendations

Clinical Services for Legal Matters

Psychotherapy for Mental Disorders, Substance Abuse & Life Transitions

Relationship & Family Therapy

Sexuality (Identity, Orientation, Dysfunction, Harassment, Abuse, Paraphilia, Offending, Therapy)

Service Design & Evaluation

Occupational & Executive Consultation

Clinical Supervision & Training of Psychologists & Psychotherapists

Clinicians’ Professional Practice

Service Management



Service & Activities

30   Consultancies to Organizations

18    Postgraduate Subjects Taught

140 Workshops Presented

15   Conference Presentations

30   Papers & Research Reports