Forensic Psychologist – Child, Family & School
Albuquerque, New Mexico

Telephone: 505.255.6002
Facsimile: 505.255.7890

Address: 2741 Indian School, NE.
Albuquerque, New Mexico,

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1981-1982 Children's Med. Center, Tulsa, OK
Resident Intern, Clinical Child Psychology (APA Approved Internship)
1979-1982 Colorado State University
Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology (APA-Approved)
1976-1979 Colorado State University
M.S. in School Psychology
1971-1975 Colorado State University
B.S. in Psychology

Applied Experience:

1998-PresentChild, Family and School Forensic Psychologist
Solo Private Practice, Albuquerque, NM
Specializing in child, family, and school forensic evaluations, mediations, and arbitrations for the courts, especially in matters of contested child custody or tort litigation involving children and adolescents.
2005Child, Marriage and Family Life Consultant
Baumholder and Hohenfels U.S Army Bases, Germany
Civilian Counselor, Army Community Service. Twelve-week pilot project assisting soldier families with reintegration issues post war zone deployments.
1987-1998Chief Clinical Officer/Clinical Director
Mesa Mental Health, Albuquerque, NM
Management of a regional managed care organization. Covered mental health/ substance abuse and employee assistance lives of over 400,000 in New Mexico & West Texas. Supervision of five clinical offices and employed staff of 35 clinicians plus support staff.
Behavioral Health Advisor Series, Psychiatric Division
Clinical Reference Systems Broomfield, CO Advised on and wrote articles for a comprehensive consumer medical series distributed through hospitals and primary care physicians.
Center for Quality Innovations and Research
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Developed the National Outcomes Management Project, an award winning mental health outcomes measurement program. Implemented in 19 clinics in 12 states and pilot tested in U.S. Military clinics.
1992-1997Steering Committee Member
Council of Behavioral Group Practices; Institute for Behavioral Healthcare, San Francisco, CA
1991-1993Clinical Director
Presbyterian Child and Adolescent Treatment Center, Albuquerque
Designed & opened new 14 bed inpatient and partial hospital unit.
1985-1987Clinical Psychologist
Solo Private Practice, Albuquerque, NM
Specializing in child and family therapy, outpatient and inpatient
1982-1985Child Psychologist
Educational Assessment Systems Inc., Albuquerque, NM
Clinical evaluations and psychotherapy with children in rural communities and on American Indian Reservations.
1981-1982Clinical Child Psychology Intern (APA-Approved)
Children’s Medical Center, Tulsa, OK
Rotations in pediatric medical psychology, biofeedback, forensic psychology, and child neuropsychology.
1975-1976Staff Counselor (live-in)
Golden Gate State Reform School and Griffith Residential Treatment Center, Denver, CO
Live-In counselor with incarcerated/court-committed adolescents.

University Teaching Experience:

Colorado State University, Department of Psychology
Assessment of Intelligence (PY 740)
Psychology of Exceptional Children (PY 460)
Personality Development (PY 220)
Psychology of Adolescence (PY 360)
Introduction to Psychology (PY 100)

Professional Licenses and Memberships:

Licensed Psychologist, New Mexico, Lic. No. 275 (1983 to present)
Assoc. of Family & Conciliatory Courts, member (2007 to present)
International Dyslexia Association, member (1998 to 2015)
American Psychological Association, member (1978 to present)

Books and Manuals:

Zieman, G. L. Shrink On The Loose: Therapy In Unusual Locations. Untreed Reads. 2012.
Zieman, G. The Handbook of Managed Behavioral Healthcare: A for Students and Practitioners. Jossey-Bass: San Fran., 1998.
Daniels, A., Zieman, G., Furgal, C, & Kramer, T. The Behavioral Quality & Accountability Tool Kit. CentraLink: San Francisco, 1997.
Daniels, A., Zieman, G., Dickman, N. The Comprehensive Managed Care Tool Kit. CentraLink: San Francisco, 1996.
Daniels, A., Zieman, G., Dickman, N. The Comprehensive Group Practice Tool Kit. CentraLink: San Francisco, 1995.
Zieman, G. L (editor). The Complete Capitation Handbook: How to Design & Implement At-Risk Contracts for Behavioral Healthcare. CentraLink/Jossey-Bass: San Francisco, 1995.
Zieman, G. L., Daniels, A., & Kramer, T., Outcomes Management Project Manual. Institute for Behavioral Healthcare, San Fran, 1994.

Article Publications and Research:

Zieman, G. L. & Baker-Randall, Esq., M. A. Divorce and the Family (Five-part series) Parenting New Mexico. 2000 (March – July).
Zieman, G. L. Learning Disabilities. (Five part series) Parenting New Mexico. 1999-2000 (September – February).
Dewan, N. A., Daniels, A., Zieman, G., Kramer, T. The Nat. Out- comes Management Project: A Benchmarking Collaborative. Journal of Behavioral Health Services and Research. 2000 27(4), 431-436.
Kramer, T. L., Daniels, A. S, Zieman, G. L. et al. Psychiatric practice variations in the diagnosis and treatment of major depression. Psychiatric Services, 2000 51(3), 336-340.
Zieman, G. L. Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (Three-part series) Parenting New Mexico. 1999 (March – May).
Zieman, G. L. Building an effective quality improvement program. Outcomes and Accountability Alert. 1999 4(2), 8-11.
Minden, S, Campbell, J., Zieman, G., et al. Measuring Outcomes of Mental Health Care Services. Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences. 1998 85(1), 101-143.
Zieman, G. L. Capitated Contracting (3 part series). Managed Care Strategies. 1998. 6(6,7,& 8).
Zieman, G. L., Daniels, A. S., Kramer, T., Clinical Outcomes in Behavioral Group Practices. Behavioral Healthcare Tomorrow Journal, 1997, 6(2), 38-40.
Zieman, G. L. & Kramer, T. Implementing A Practice-Based Outcomes Program. Behavioral Healthcare Tomorrow Journal, 1996, 5(3), 65-67.
Zieman, G. L. Information Systems and Capitation Contracting: Basic Specifications for Group Practices. Behavioral Healthcare Tomorrow Journal, 1993 2(1), 32-41.
Linnell, T., Zieman, G. L., & Romano, P. A. Treating Abusive Parents in Heterogeneous Therapy Groups. Family Therapy, 1984, 11, 79-84.
Zieman, G. L. and Benson, G. P. Delinquency: The Role of Self- Esteem and Value Orientation. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 1983, 12, 426-438.
Zieman, G. L., Romano, P. A., Blanco, K. & Linnell, T. The Process- Observer in Group Therapy. Group, 1981, 5, 37-47.
Zieman, G. L. & Benson, G. P. The School Perceptions of Truant Adolescent Girls. Behavioral Disorders, 1981, 6, 197-205.
Zieman, G. L. & Benson, G. P. The School Perceptions of Truant Adolescent Boys. Behavioral Disorders, 1980, 5, 12-23.


1998The History of Managed Care. Studio production for the medical school consortium composed of University of North Carolina, Eastern Carolina University, and Wake Forest University.
1996Managed Care for Mental Health Practitioners. Two-hour studio production for educating graduate students. Colorado State University Media Productions.


Steering Committee Emeritus Award. 1997. Council of Behavioral Group Practices, Washington, D.C.
Model Outcomes Program (shared w/ A. Daniels & T. Kramer, of the University of Cincinnati). 1997. Outcomes Roundtable, Wash. D.C.
Nominated for Psyche Award of Excellence. 1996. Institute for Behavioral Healthcare, San Francisco.
Commitment to Excellence Award. 1995 recipient Council of Behavioral Group Practices.

Presentations and Workshops:

2013Mental Illness Across Time And Cultures
Community Academy Lecture Series
The Albuquerque Academy, Albuquerque, NM
2012Proper Reliance on Children’s Memories & Self Reports
28th Annual State Bar Family Law Institute, Albuquerque, NM
2000, 2001, 2002The History of Managed Care
Interactive Video Presentations for the Departments of Psychiatry at Eastern Carolina, Kentucky, and Wake Forest Medical Schools

1999Developmental Issues—Court Custody Decisions for Young Children
15th Annual State Bar Family Law Institute, Albuquerque, NM

Managed Care for New Clinicians Departments of Psychiatry, universities of New Mexico, Wake Forest & Eastern Carolina, plus Dept. of Psychology, Colorado St. University
1998Family Coping Strategies for Learning Disabilities
Southwestern LD Association Annual Conference, Albuquerque, NM

The Future of Psychotherapy Under Managed Care
Behavioral Healthcare Tomorrow conference, Chicago, IL

An Outcomes Program: Getting All the Parts for QI and Accreditation
Behavioral Health Outcomes Management conf. Boston, MA

Outcomes Assessment: Progress of the Military Pilot Program Behavioral Short Course sponsored by the Office of the Surgeon General, (w/ Allen Daniels, Ed.D., Mark Paris, Ph.D.) Atlanta, GA

Ethics and Managed Care
New Mexico Psychological Association, Albuquerque, NM
1997Quality Readiness and Conducting a Quality Audit of Your Program
Presentation at the Behavioral Healthcare Tomorrow conference (with Allen Daniels, Ed.D.) Washington, D.C.

Capitation: Readiness, Proposal Writing, Negotiating the Contract Two-part series, Behavioral Healthcare Tomorrow, Washington, D. C.

Outcomes Collaboratives: Creating Nat. Database for Benchmarking
Behavioral Healthcare Quality & Accountability Summit, Minneapolis

Readiness for Capitation Contracts in Mental Health
American Psychiatric Assoc., annual meeting, San Diego, CA

Mental Health Outcomes in CHAMPUS.
Behavioral Short Course sponsored by the U.S. Army & the Office of the Surgeon General (with Mark Paris, Ph.D.) Tampa, FL
1996Capitation: Preparing the Bid and the Proposal.
Behavioral Healthcare Tomorrow conference, San Francisco, CA

Collaborative Programs: The Outcomes Management Project. Presentation at the Quality and Accountability Summit, Chicago, IL

Assessing Clinical Outcomes: The Outcomes Management Project Grand Rounds (with Allen Daniels, Ed.D. and Teresa Kramer, Ph.D.) Dept. of Psychiatry, College of Medicine, University of Cincinnati, OH The New Medicaid: Managed Care Comes to Medicaid
Half day workshops for: Mental Health Providers’ Association of New Mexico, Presbyterian Behavioral Health Network, and the New Mexico Residential Treatment Providers’ Assoc., Albuquerque, NM

The Economics and Logistics of Capitation Contracting
American Psychiatric Association, annual meeting, New York City

Group Practices: Purchasing the Right Software
Behavioral Informatics Conf. (with Mike Haggar), New Orleans, LA
1995Essential Elements of Capitated Contracts
Capitation & At-Risk Contracting conference., Cleveland, OH

Clinical Outcomes: The CBGP Program’s 3 Years of Progress
Quality and Accountability Summit, Minneapolis, NM

How to Redesign Clinical Services in Behavioral Group Practices
Behavioral Healthcare Tomorrow conference., Dallas, TX

The Finances of Capitation Contracting in Mental Health
Advanced Behavioral Group Practice conf., Dallas, TX & Atlanta, GA

1994Capitation and Risk-Based Contracting: A “How To” Workshop
Half-day continuing education workshop at The Next Generation of Managed Mental Healthcare conference, New Orleans, LA

The CBGP Outcomes Management Program – A Pilot Study
Behavioral Healthcare Tomorrow conference, Washington, D.C.

Developing Outcomes Measures: The Provider Perspective
Outcomes Summit , Minneapolis, MN
1993Creating an Effective Group Practice Organizational Culture
Behavioral Healthcare Tomorrow conference, San Francisco, CA

Ethics and Behavioral Managed Care
New Mexico Psychological Association, Albuquerque, NM
1992Managing an Integrated Multidisciplinary Group Practice
Behavioral Healthcare Tomorrow conference, Chicago, IL

Grappling with Managed Care: Introductory & Advanced Training Two, half-day continuing education workshops at the American Psychological Association annual convention, Washington, D.C.
1991Grappling with Managed Care: Training for the Practitioner
Half-day workshop at the American Psychological Assoc. annual convention, San Francisco, CA
1990Private Practice: Current Realities, Future Opportunities
New Mexico Psychological Assoc. conference, Albuquerque, NM

Assessing Psychological Disorders in Medical Settings
Workshop for New Mexico Nurse’s Association, Albuquerque, NM

Treating Psychological Disorders in Medical Practices
Half-day seminar, LBJ Medical Center, Pago Pago, American Samoa
1989The Lesser-Known Disorders of Childhood and Adolescence.
Half-day workshop, New Mexico Counselors’ Assoc., Santa Fe, NM
1988Subtle Psycho-Neurological Deficits in Children
Staff Workshop, Medical & Health Departments, Hong Kong, Chin
1986The Treatment of Depressed Children and Adolescents Workshop presented for:

Hong Kong Psychological Society and Arran Street Child Guidance and Pediatric Clinic Hong Kong, China
Siriraj Hospital and Chulalongkorn Hospital Bangkok, Thailand
Royal Darwin Hospital, Dept. of Psychiatry and Pediatrics Darwin, Australia
Colonial War Memorial Hospital Suva, Fiji Islands

Advances in Psychological Testing
Half-day workshops presented at:
Thammasat University, Bangkok, Thailand and University of Papua New Guinea, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
1984Anxiety Management Training: A Treatment for Anxiety Disorders
Faculty and Graduate Colloquium

University of Bangalore, Karnataka, India and University of Kerala, Trivandrum, India


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