Lesajean M. Jennings, Psy.D.

  

Dr. Lesajean McDonald Jennings is a Licensed Psychologist and Licensed Specialist in School Psychology, originally from 

Houston, Texas.   She is licensed in the states of Texas and Louisiana.  

In 1995 she earned her doctorate degree in Clinical Psychology from the Virginia Consortium Program in Clinical Psychology, which is a consortium type  program among The College of William and Mary, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk State University and 

Old Dominion University. 

In December 2018 Dr. Jennings earned a Post-Doctoral Master of Science in Clinical Psychopharmacology 

from the California School of Professional Psychology-Alliant International University, in San Diego, California. 

She is a proud member of the Hampton University class of 1990, where she earned the B.A. degree in Psychology. 


Dr. Jennings has been in Private Practice since 1997, and at her current  location since 2000.  

Outpatient psychological services are provided in a casual setting to children, adolescents and  adults.  

The primary clinician is an African-American female and a Licensed Psychologist.  

A variety of issues are addressed, including Depression, Anxiety, Trauma, ADHD, Learning Disabilities and PTSD.

Psychotherapies

Dr. Jennings engages older children, adolescents and adults in psychotherapies towards a variety of goals.  For example, she assists in helping to achieve personal definitions of success and fulfillment. These might be recovering from the experiences of loss, abuse, emotional and/ or physical trauma. Perhaps you wish to develop greater and more holistic senses of self-love and self-respect.  A variety of psychological disorders are treated and assessed, including depression, anxiety disorders, substance abuse problems, learning disabilities, 

psychoses and neuroses. 

Psychological Evaluations

Oftentimes a Psychological Evaluation is used towards the creation of a therapeutic treatment plan and/or to answer specific questions.  

Psychological evaluations are conducted with individuals from zero years of age into adulthood.  Dr. Jennings conducts Developmental, Psychological, Psychoeducational and Full-Battery  Evaluations,  She also writes Behavior Plans for those with Developmental Disorders.  We utilize intellectual, developmental, academic and personality measures in psychological evaluations to address a variety of issues.

Lesajean McDonald Jennings, PsyD, PLLC

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Casual, Comfortable and Home-like Office.

The office is located in a remodeled (2000) house just East of downtown Houston. 

The office is on Live Oak Street, between Clay and Polk Streets. 

Leeland & Polk are the closest East / West through streets. 

Scott and Emancipation are the closest North / South through streets.

The office is fully handicapped accessible and there is free parking.

The office is near three Metro bus lines:  

     *40 Telephone, *80 Dowling & * 35 Leeland. 

Address

1319 Live Oak Street Houston, TX 77003 US

Call or Fax Us

OFFICE (713) 225-2280

FAX (713) 225-5787

Hours

Monday - Friday: 9:00am - 5:30pm 

Closed Saturdays and Sundays

*Beginning in May 2020 Clients will be seen for In-Person service, in the office.  Virtual appointments will remain available.  

Your Sessions

Reserve approximately 90 minutes for your first therapy session, to allow for paperwork, benefit analysis and the session.  Follow-up therapy sessions will be 30, 45 or 60 minutes.   If you are coming for an evaluation the testing might be completed on the same or different day as your intake interview with Dr. Jennings.  Nonetheless, call us and we will design a plan that works for you  and your goals.  

COVID19 Response

We will begin seeing Clients in the Office again on Monday, May 4th, 2020!

New and existing Clients will be accepted.  New Clients must be initially seen in a face to face  format.  Continuing Clients have the choice to be seen virtually &/or in-person.


As we transition to a Post-COVID19 world it is our desire to keep everybody healthy and safe while providing good, ethical and effective psychological services.  

You will see the following changes in our office:


  • All Clients, Staff, and Clinicians will submit to temperature screenings upon entry, using a touchless, electronic thermometer.  If temperature is at or above 100 degrees your appointment will be rescheduled.
  • All Clients, Staff, and Clinicians will wear masks and gloves.  Only Clients who are receiving a psychological evaluation will be required to wear gloves.
  • Masks and gloves will be provided free of charge, unless you prefer to wear and bring your own mask and gloves.  
  • If you aren't feeling well please feel free to reschedule without penalty.  You may also have a therapy session via telehealth.
  • Please limit the number of people you bring with you to your sessions.  We will attempt to stagger appointments, but the waiting room is small and we want to provide adequate personal space.  
  • Beginning in May 2020 Clients will be seen in the office.  
  • Virtual appointments will remain an option for Psychotherapy Clients using a  telehealth system.  Doxy.Me is a secure, HIPAA compliant telehealth system that allows Clients and Dr. Jennings to confidentially hear and see each other.  Let us know if you want to use this option.   At your appointment time please log into 

https://doxy.me/drlesajeanjennings 

and check into the virtual "waiting room".   

Dr. Jennings will then check you into and begin your session.  

The Dr. J. Show!!

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Dr. Jennings is excited to announce the launch of "The Dr. J. Show" on February 25, 2020!!  This weekly show is broadcasting from the Sunnyside area of Houston, Texas and is on www.highvolumemusicradio.com on Tuesdays from 3:00PM to 5:00PM CST.  

We are discussing topics related to mental health and emotional wellness.  Most shows have co-hosts who are experts on the daily topic.   Dr. Jennings values  your input, so  Please Call-In or Email-In Questions to add to the discussion!! 


CALL IN Number:  713-733-HVMR (4867)

EMAIL: Dr.Jennings@DrLJennings.com

Planned Shows

-04/28/2020 - “Why We Stay Home” by Samantha Harris and Devon Scott                                                              www.millieandsuzie.com                                        


-05/26/2020 - Planning for Loving Relationships with Catherine Mukes, MA, LPC-S


-Human Trafficking with Dr. Madeline Washington


*Please  come back to this page to see which shows are scheduled so  you can plan to call us!

Links Featuring Dr. Jennings & Her Affiliations

LINKS

ABC TV Houston
http://abclocal.go.com

The American Psychological Association
www.apa.org

The Association of Black Psychologists
http://www.abpsi.org 

Black Enterprise Article written by Dr. Jennings
www.findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m1365/is_3_31/ai_65644495

Delta Sigma Theta Grand Chapter
www.deltasigmatheta.org

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., Houston Alumnae Chapter
www.dsthoustonalumnae.org

Ebony magazine articles contributed to by Dr. Jennings
www.findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m1077/is_6_56/ai_72502697
www.findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m1077/is_1_57/ai_79515049

The Face of the Modern Woman
www.THEMWFACE.com