Company: Performance Enhancement Unlimited
Location: San Jose, California, United States
Jennifer Lendl, Psychologist at Performance Enhancement Unlimited, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Health Care Professionals for dedication, achievements, and leadership in psychology.
Dr. Lendl started her higher education at Stanford University, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in history in 1973 and a Master of Arts in history in 1975. In 1976, she earned a Lifetime Credential from California Community Colleges, and in 1978, she became a lecturer in the department of sociology at San Jose State University. Additionally, in 1978, Dr. Lendl acted as the assistant to the campaign manager for Mayor Janet Gray Hayes’ campaign for reelection. She returned to her education and decided to redirect her career path, earning a Master of Science in psychology at San Jose State University in 1982.
Continuing her studies at International College, Dr. Lendl earned a PhD in psychology in 1984. She served as a psychologist for the Family Service Center in San Jose, California until 1988, when she opened her private practice. She continues to practice psychology to this day and has amassed numerous professional certifications. Dr. Lendl became a licensed psychologist in the state of California in 1990, and a certified therapist and approved consultant in eye movement desensitization and reprocessing in 1999. She became a diplomate of the American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress in 1999, and also of the National Institute of Sports in 2003.
Through her career, Dr. Lendl has maintained a number of memberships to professional organizations, including the American Psychological Association, the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists, the Association for the Advancement of Applied Sport Psychology, and the National Association of Professional Women, among others. Additionally, in 1992, Dr. Lendl served as a psychologist at Mare Island Nuclear Submarine Base and acted as the chair for the division of media relations in the California Psychological Association. She believes that if everyone is able to heal their traumatic memories and difficulties, there is no reason for people to fight. Helping her clients achieve this escape from conflict is what drives her to continue her work.
For her excellence, Dr. Lendl has been recognized with myriad awards. She received the Francine Shapiro Award for Outstanding Service and Contribution from the Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing International Association in 2006, and the Woman of Achievement award from the San Jose Mercury News and the Santa Clara County Women’s Fund in 1994, among other awards. As a testament to her experience, stature, and success, Dr. Lendl has been featured in the 27th edition of Who’s Who in the World, as well as multiple editions of Who’s Who of American Women, Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare, and Who’s Who in America.
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