Experience & Expertise

Leslie Sherlin, PhD is a sport and performance psychology consultant and expert in neuroperformance.

Leslie Sherlin, PhD, MAC, MSc, LAC, BCN, BCB, QEEGD, IBQE

Leslie Sherlin, PhD is a licensed associate counselor and sport & performance psychology consultant to dozens of athletes, teams and individuals, Associate Academic Dean of OUAZ, Lead Faculty and Assistant Professor of Psychology at Ottawa University, and an adjunct academic at multiple institutions. He is co-creator of of Versus brain sensing technology and co-founder of Neuro Therapeutics, Inc. He is an industry leader in the research and utilization of qEEG and neurofeedback alongside sport psychology techniques and provides service to varied populations including athletes, police, executives, and creatives. 


Dr. Sherlin has led research partnerships with Red Bull’s High Performance Center, USA Track & Field, US military Special Operations Forces, professional and collegiate teams and athletes. His work has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, BBC, Sports Illustrated, CNN, ESPN, CBS and more. 


He completed his BA in Psychology and first years of graduate school from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville where he studied psychophysiology and behavioral neuroscience. He subsequently completed the degrees of MS in Clinical Psychology and PhD in Psychology in 2007. In 2013 he re-specialized with a PhD and post doctoral fellowship in Sport Psychology. In 2017 he added a PhD in Clinical Pastoral Counseling. In 2018 he completed the Master's of Counseling with an concentration in Expressive Arts Therapy. He is currently pursuing a Master of Arts in Photography.


He holds multiple academic appointments researching and teaching in the fields of psychology, behavioral neuroscience and counseling. Dr. Sherlin is listed in the United States Olympic Committee Sport Psychology and Mental Training Registry. He is a licensed associate counselor, certified at the Diplomat level in quantitative electroencephalography (QEEG), Diplomate level in quantitative electrophysiology, BCIA Board Certified both in Biofeedback and Neurofeedback and is a certified EAGALA professional in equine assisted growth and learning.

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