Lindsay Ballinger

Contributing Faculty
College of Allied Health
School of Psychology
Ph.D. Clinical Psychology

Lindsay Ballinger received her PhD in Clinical Psychology at Walden University in February 2018. She currently serves as Contributing Faculty for the Clinical Psychology program in the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences at Walden University and has served in this role since July 2023. Dr. Ballinger began as a part-time faculty member at Texas A&M Commerce and Colling College in the School of Psychology for both institutions dating back to 2007. She teaches or has taught General Psychology, Human Sexuality, Abnormal Psychology, Personality Psychology, and others. Professionally, Dr. Ballinger has worked as a clinical and supervising psychologist in private practice. Prior to that, Dr. Ballinger was a licensed professional counselor supervisor in many settings, including community-based mental health, nonprofit, insurance, and inpatient hospital settings in a variety of areas including addiction, children and adolescents, mood disorders, infertility, chronic illness, and more. She has completed her dissertation on social media and the impacts for socialization on baby boomers, which is now published.


PhD, Walden University

MS, Walden University

MA, Texas Wesleyan University

BA, University of Texas at Dallas


Ballinger, L. (2018). Understanding Socialization Efficacy and Loneliness of Baby Boomers through Facebook.