Dr. Ronald J Swatzyna

Psychologist, PhD, MSSW, BS, AS

(713) 621-9515
1001 S Loop W Fwy
Suite 215
Houston, TX 77054

General Information

Therapist Type: Psychologist
Gender: Male
Year Practice Began: 1997
Avg. Cost Per Session: $160-160
Free Phone Consult?
Office Hours: 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM


Graduate School: University of Texas at Arlington School of Social Work


Nearby Towns: Sugar Land
The Woodlands

About Me

Dr. Ronald Swatzyna received his Masters of Science and Doctorate of Philosophy from The University of Texas Arlington as he finished a 20-year career as a professional firefighter/emergency medical technician. Currently, he is the Director of Neurotherapy at the Tarnow Center for Self-ManagementSM and in 2011, was inducted into Sigma Xi: The Scientific Research Society: Rice University/Texas Medical Center Chapter for his brain research. Dr. Swatzyna is a licensed clinical social worker, who board certified in biofeedback and neurotherapy. Other certifications include: Certified Brain Injury Specialist-Trainer, Clinically Certified Forensic Counselor and a Certified Anger Resolution Therapist. For 15 years, Dr. Swatzyna has treated the most diagnostically challenging cases in both inpatient and outpatient settings. As a researcher, he has presented 24 peer-reviewed papers on brain injury and dysfunction at national and international conferences. Dr. Swatzyna is a veteran of both Vietnam and the first Gulf War, and his personal battle with a traumatic brain injury and posttraumatic stress disorder has driven him to become a leading expert in this challenging area of brain dysfunction.


  • 2011- Houston Neuropsychological Society
    2011- Academy of Brain Injury Specialists
    2010- Society of Clinical EEG and Neuroscience
    2010- Brain Injury Association of Texas
    2005- International Association for Neuronal Research
    2005- Association for Applied Physiology and Biofeedback
    2001- American Association of Forensic Counselors
    1997- Biofeedback Society of Texas
    1995- Member National Association of Social Workers


  • 1. Swatzyna, R.J. & Gunkelman, J. (2012 accepted). Electrocerebral Abnormalities in EEG/QEEG: Subclinical Findings Redefined Treatment Implications and Considerations. Paper accepted for presentation at the International Society of Neuronal Research, Orlando Florida.
    2. Swatzyna, R.J. & Stokan D. (2012). A Basic Understanding of EEG Abnormalities in Autistic Children. Paper presentation at the 7th Annual Special Education Parent Conference and Resource Fair, Katy, Texas.


  • 2011 Inducted into the Rice University/Texas Medical Center Chapter of Sigma XI, The Scientific Research Society
    2003 The University of Texas at Arlington Annual Celebration of Excellence by Students (ACES) Graduate Research Presentation Competition: 1st Place Graduate Student Category
    2002 Academic Excellence in Social Work Award, The University of Texas at Arlington, Excellent Academic Achievement: Doctoral Program

Additional Information

Elections and Appointments
2005-2006 President Biofeedback Society of Texas
2002 Co-Chair for the Biofeedback Society of Texas 29th Annual Conference
2000-2002 Biofeedback society of Texas Executive Board
2000-2002 Vice President of the Association of Social Worker's with Groups
1998 Co-Chair for the Biofeedback Society of Texas 25th Annual Conference