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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;co-director, Cognitive Therapy Center of Fairfield County, Norwalk, Connecticut, since 1992.

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.