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Linda Dixon

Linda Dixon, American child, adolescent, and adult therapist. Day Treatment for adolescents Children's Services Council grantee, 1988.

Background

  • Dixon, Linda was born on June 2, 1962 in Bronx. Daughter of Joseph and Francine Marilyn (Rega) Incoronato.

  • Education

    • Associate of Arts, Dutchess Community College, Poughkeepsie, New York, 1979. Bachelor of Science, Bachelor magna cum laude, Brockport College/State University of New York, 1982. Master of Arts, Marist College, Poughkeepsie, 1986.

      Postgraduate, Marist College. Postgraduate, Fordham University, 1985.

    Career

    • Behavioral education counselor Nutri-System Weight Loss Center, Fishkill, New York, 1983-1985. Nutrition/fitness consultant International Business Machines Corporation/Mariott Corporation, Poughkeepsie, 1985-1986. Psychological specialist Eckerd Youth Developmental Foundation, Okeechobee, Florida, 1986-1987.

      Counseling consultant Child Protection Team/Children's Special Education Needs Team, 1987-1989. Day treatment director West County Mental Health Center, Belle Glade, 1988-1990. Counseling consultant Counseling and Behavioral Associates, Port St. Lucie, 1990-1993.

      Staff trainer/counseling consultant Calvary Assembly of God, 1990-1991. Executive director Network for Christian Counselors, 1992-1995. Clinical director Renewed Hope Counseling Center, Fishkill, New York, 1995.

      Mental health case manager Wellcare, Kingston, 1996. Mental health counselor, director Renewed Hope Counseling Center, Fishkill, since 1996. Program assistant Dutchess County Mental Health Association, 1997.

      Assistant psychologist Astor Home for Children, Poughkeepsie, 1998. Emergency Medical Technician, Alamo Ambulance, Poughkeepsie, 1983-1985. Graduate assistant Office of Health Services, Psychology, Marist College, Poughkeepsie, 1984-1986.

      Community representative Sandypines Hospital, Tequesta, Florida, 1989-1991. Consultant Samaritan House for Boys, Stuart, Florida, 1993-1994. Assistant psychologist Astor Home for Children, Poughkeepsie, 1998.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Board directors Crisis Pregnancy Services, Port St. Lucie, 1992-1993. Volunteer worker Heart Association Dutchess County, Poughkeepsie, 1980-1981, March of Dimes, 1978-1979, Muscular Dystrophy, 1978-1979. Member Congressional Campaign Committee/Dutchess County Youth Advisory Committee to Legis, 1980-1982.

    Member Florida Society Psychotherapists, American Association Christian Counselors, American Counseling Association, American Mental Health Counselor Association, Florida Sheriff's Association.

    Personality

    Interests

    Writing, reading, music.

    Connections

    • Married Charles Richard Dixon, August 17, 1987 (divorced). Children: Joseph Anthony, Danielle Marie.
    • father: Joseph Incoronato
    • mother: Francine Marilyn (Rega) Incoronato
    • spouse: Charles Richard Dixon
    • children: Joseph Anthony Dixon
    • Danielle Marie Dixon
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    Born June 2, 1962
    (age 55)
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