Dr. Robin Zasio
Dr. Robin Zasio's Bio
Doctor Robin Zasio, Psy. D., LCSW, host of Animal Planet's series MY EXTREME ANIMAL PHOBIA, is a licensed clinical psychologist and a licensed clinical social worker. She has more than 20 years of experience in the mental health field and is a specialist in utilizing Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Exposure and Response Prevention techniques while working with patients suffering from anxiety and related conditions. She has extensive experience working in inpatient, intensive outpatient, and partial hospitalization treatment programs.
Zasio founded and directs The Anxiety Treatment Center of Sacramento, The Cognitive Behavior Therapy Center of Sacramento, and The Compulsive Hoarding Center of Sacramento. Previously Zasio co-created The Anxiety Treatment Center of Northern California which was the first intensive outpatient treatment program in Northern California providing Exposure and Response Prevention services to patients diagnosed with OCD and other anxiety spectrum disorders. Zasio was also the owner and operator of two mental health recovery homes.
Zasio is a highly sought-after psychologist who has appeared on the A&E series Hoarders, and has appeared as an expert guest on several national television shows, including the Today Show, the Nate Berkus Show and the Rosie O'Donnell Show. Additionally, Zasio developed and is the President of OCD Sacramento Foundation, Inc. and is a Scientific Advisory Board member and Clinical Advisory Board member of the International Obsessive Compulsive Foundation. She writes a monthly column for The National Alliance of the Mentally Ill and is on the board of the Sacramento Valley Psychological Association. Zasio is also the author of The Hoarder in You: How to live a Happier, Healthier, Clutter Free Life.
Zasio received her Doctorate Degree in Clinical Psychology from The California School of Professional Psychology, and her Masters Degree in Social Work, Child and Family Services from California State University of Sacramento. She currently resides in Sacramento, California.