Dr. John Zinn, PHD

Dr. John Zinn, PHD

Marriage & Family Therapy  ·  
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Age 75
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Dr. John Zinn, PHD is a marriage & family therapist in Cardiff By the Sea, CA. He specializes in marriage & family therapy, counseling, and more.Read his story

2045 San Elijo Ave

Cardiff By the Sea, CA 92007

Contact Information

(760) 635-9480

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna

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Dr. Zinn's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Zinn "John-Michael was in a severe car accident. For seven years, he went on his own transformational journey surviving seven major surgeries. He also recovered from a traumatic brain injury and having a one-percent chance of recovery rate. He has returned to private practice as a mentor to other survivors of serious illness and accidents. Dr. John-Michael Zinn developed his Personal Empowerment Guide therapy approach over a 30-year period. He is one of the few people in the nation to receive a doctorate in transformational psychology. John-Michael spent a six-year mentorship with Dr. Hal Stone, author of Embracing Ourselves and the originator of voice dialogue. Dr. Zinn is the author of A Training Manual for Voice Dialogue and Dream Work. In addition, he is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, certified in Ericksonian Hypnosis, and holds an international certificate in Career and Life Coaching, and Trauma Resolution. Trained in Jungian Dream Work, Dr. Zinn also studied alternative forms of native American shamanic healing. "The most effective healer is the one, who has had to heal himself.""
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Zinn "We strive to bring wellness and joy to our clients. 

Transformational psychology takes the focus off of the victim role and refocuses on changing patterns or beliefs that may be creating problems throughout one's life. By correcting the destructive pattern or belief system, we redesign your belief system which enhances your entire life. Dr. John-Michael Zinn developed his Personal Empowerment Guide therapy approach over a 30-year period. He is one of the few people in the nation to receive a doctorate in transformational psychology.

What do we see when we look at "well" people?

  • They respond by creating new life opportunities in a crisis.
  • They have high self esteem.
  • They find things to be grateful for in any life situation.
  • They have clear boundaries on the core values by which they live.
  • They have spiritual connection and inner peace.
  • They have a life work that is fulfilling.
  • They have a maintenance program to ensure a balanced life.
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5  Specialties

  • Marriage & Family Therapy
  • Counseling
  • Individual Counseling
  • Life Coaching
  • Psychology

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Zinn does not have any board certifications listed.

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • International College Of California-Phd Transformational Psychology
    Other Education | Completed 1983
  • University Of California, Long Beach-Ba Humanistic Psychology
    Other Education | Completed 1978
  • University Of California, Long Beach-Studies In Social Ecology
    Other Education | Completed 1976
  • University Of Redlands Ca-Transpersonal Psychology and Counseling-Graduate Work
    Other Education | Completed 1980

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Zinn has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Zinn's Reviews

4.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Zinn to family and friends
8 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

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Dr. Zinn's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

When I began sessions with Dr. Zinn, I was struggling with high levels of anxiety, resulting in panic attacks, depression and deep seeded resentment towards family members. Dr. Zinn, with his excellent listening skills and unique therapeutic methods was able to help me separate the powerful...more
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My experience with Dr. Zinn has been truly life changing and I am forever grateful.
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I highly recommend Dr Zinn. He is intuitive and professional.
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Dr. Zinn is professional and very caring. He helped me through a very tough time and used encouraging helpful techniques that made a huge difference. I couldn't have gotten through this time without Dr. Zinn's help. I worked with Dr. Zinn a long time so I got to know him well. He was exactly...more
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Dr. Zinn is extremely professional and kind. His testing techniques for a new career path and adapting to change have made a lot positive impact on my life.
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