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Diane M. Wattenmaker

Diane M. Wattenmaker, American mental health nurse. Certified advanced nurse administrator, clinical specialist, advanced cognitive therapist, APRN. Member American Nurses Association, Connecticut Nurses Association, Connecticut Society for Nurse Psychotherapists, Hartford Hospital Alumni Association, Sigma Theta Tau.

Background

  • Wattenmaker, Diane M. was born on October 20, 1937 in West Hartford. Daughter of Francis and Dorothy (Peterson) Nelson.

  • Education

    • Diploma, Hartford Hospital School Nursing, 1958. Bachelor of Science, Teacher College New York, 1965. Master of Education, Teacher College New York, 1975.

    Career

    • Clinical specialist psychiatry St. Luke's Hospital, New York City, 1978. Associate vice president nursing Stamford (Connecticut) Hospital, 1978-1982. Director nursing New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York City, 1982-1987.

      Clinical practice director psychiatric nursing Norwalk (Connecticut) Hospital, 1987-1995. Director Cognitive Therapy Center of Connecticut, Norwalk, from 1992.

    Major achievements

    • Certified advanced nurse administrator, clinical specialist, advanced cognitive therapist, APRN.

    Membership

    Member American Nurses Association, Connecticut Nurses Association, Connecticut Society for Nurse Psychotherapists, Hartford Hospital Alumni Association, Sigma Theta Tau.

    Connections

    • Married Richard Wattenmaker, March 14, 1976. Children: Karen de Sola, David de Sola, Benjamen Wattenmaker.
    • father: Francis Nelson
    • mother: Dorothy (Peterson) Nelson
    • spouse: Richard Wattenmaker
    • children: Karen de Sola Wattenmaker
    • David de Sola Wattenmaker
    • Benjamen Wattenmaker
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    Born October 20, 1937
    Died March 21, 2005
    (aged 67)
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