Leslie Sherlin, PhD is the Lead Faculty and Professor of Psychology at Ottawa University, an Adjunct Faculty and Doctoral Dissertation Chair at Grand Canyon University and Associate Adjunct Faculty at Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine. He is a sport & performance psychology consultant to dozens of athletes, teams and individuals and is the co-founder of Neuro Therapeutics, Inc. He is an industry leader in the research and utilization of psychophysiological approaches alongside sport and performance psychology techniques in populations including athletes, law enforcement, executives, and creatives.
As one of the world’s leading experts on the neuroscience of high performance, 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 became interested and exposed to quantitative electroencephalography and psychophysiology regulation. He subsequently completed the degrees of MS in Clinical Psychology and PhD in Psychology. 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 as he recognized the strong influence of clients' faith in their psychological schema. He is now in pursuit of a Master's of Counseling to integrate Expressive Arts Therapy.
Dr. Sherlin is listed in the United States Olympic Committee Sport Psychology and Mental Training Registry. He is a Certified Mental Performance Consultant by the Association for Applied Sport Psychology, certified at the Diplomat level in quantitative electroencephalography (QEEG) and is BCIA Board Certified both in Biofeedback and Neurofeedback. He is Board Certified by the International Board of Quantitative Electrophysiology.