About Linzi Leighton, PMHNP-BC

Linzi Leighton received her Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Arizona State University in 2005. She went on to complete her nursing program at Vanderbilt University and earned her Master of Science in Nursing in 2012. She is a board certified Family Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. Prior to obtaining her nursing degree Linzi worked for four years in case management at a community mental health clinic in Phoenix, AZ.

Linzi is a member of The American Psychiatric Nurses Association, American Nurses Association and Texas Nurses Association, and Sigma Theta Tau International. She is also a board member of the Psychiatric Advanced Practice Nurses of Houston.

Linzi performs diagnostic evaluations, collaborating with Dr. White on a plan of care to meet the specific needs of the patient, and provides medication management for adolescents and adults with mood disorders, anxiety disorders, PTSD, ADHD, and schizophrenia.


  • Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Bereavement/Grief Counseling
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Child Psychiatry Consultation
  • Daytime Sleepiness
  • Depression
  • Development Disorder
  • Eating Disorder
  • Hyperactive Disorder (ADD/ADHD)
  • Medication Review
  • Mental Health Consultation
  • Mental Health Problem
  • Mental Illness
  • Mood Disorders
  • Mood Swings
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD)
  • Panic Attack
  • Personality Disorder
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Counseling
  • Postpartum Depression
  • Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)/Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD)
  • Prescription/Refill
  • Psychiatric Medication Review
  • Psychiatry Consultation
  • Psychiatry Follow Up
  • Psychological Trauma
  • Schizophrenia/Psychotic Features
  • Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)
  • Sleep Disorder
  • Sleep Problems
  • Social Anxiety
  • Stress
  • Stress Management
  • Worry
  • Education & Certifications

    Vanderbilt University, Master's in Nursing|Arizona State University, Bachelor’s


    Houston, TX

    8588 Katy Fwy
    Houston, TX 77024-1853