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Judy Diana Villecco, substance abuse, mental health counselor, director. License mental health counselor, Florida; certified addiction professional, Florida; international certified alcohol and drug counselor. Named Outstanding Mental Health Professional of Year Mental Health Association, 1994.


Villecco, Judy Diana was born on January 19, 1948 in Knoxville, Tennessee, United States. Daughter of William Arthur and Louise (Reagan) Chamberlain.


Bachelor in Psychology, University West Florida, 1988. Master of Arts in Psychology, University West Florida, 1992.


Counselor Gulf Coast Hospital, Fort Walton Beach, Florida, 1986-1987. Peer counselor University West Florida, 1987-1989. Family and prevention counselor Okaloosa Guidance Clinic, 1988-1989.

Family service director Anon Anew of Tampa (Florida), Inc., 1989-1991. Director Renew Counseling Center, Fort Walton Beach, 1990-1992. Substance abuse department director Avalon Center, Milton, Florida, 1992-1993.

Adult coordinator Partial & Rivendell, Fort Walton Beach, 1994-1995. Private practice Emerald Coast Psychiatric Care, P.A., Fort Walton Beach, 1994-1995, Associated Psychotherapists, Fort Walton Beach, 1995-1997. With Aegis Behavioral Care, 1997-1999.

Private practice, since 1999. Co-founder, president Villecco Research Corporation. International substance abuse counselor.

Director and presenter in field. Adjunct faculty department psychology University West Florida.


Member International Association for Offender Counselors, Florida Alcohol, Drug, Substance Abuse Association (board directors, regional representative, Regional Professional of Year 1992-1993, 95-96), American Counseling Association, International Association for Marriage and Family Counseling, 1997-1998, Phi Theta Kappa, Alpha Phi Sigma.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: crafts, grandchildren, traveling.


Married Tucker, June 10, 1965 (divorced 1974). Children: Linda Louise (Tucker) Smith, Constance Christine Lehman. Married Roger Anthony Villecco, May 3, 1979.