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Richard Dale Tinney,, American mental health facility administrator. Presenter community workshops on stress management and motivation.


Tinney,, Richard Dale was born on January 29, 1956 in Hudson, Michigan, United States. Son of Richard Dale and Nancy Ann (Rutledge) Tinney.


Bachelor of Religious Education, Great Lakes Bible College, Lansing, Michigan, 1978. Student, Jefferson Community College, Louisville, 1979. Master of Science in Family Studies, Abilene Christian University, 1984.

Master of Marriage and Family Therapy, Abilene Christian University, 1984.


Private practice marriage and family therapist, Abilene, Texas, 1984-1987;adult counselor, NOAH Project, Abilene, 1985-1987;instructor departments Psychology and Sociology, McMurry College, Abilene, 1985-1987;referral coordinator, staff trainer, Woods Psychiatric Institute, Abilene, 1986-1987;assistant director marketing, Meridell Achievement Center, Austin, 1987-1989;co-owner, Mesa Media, Austin, 1988-1989;director professional and community development, Oak Grove Treatment Center, Burleson, Texas, 1989-1992;staff development consultant, Oak Grove Treatment Center, Burleson, Texas, 1990-1992;director development and community relations, Oak Grove Treatment Center, Burleson, Texas, 1989-1992;director referral development, Devereux Psychiatric Residential Treatment Center Texas, Victoria, 1992-1996;project manager, Devereaux Texas Treatment Network, Victoria, Texas, since 1996. Minister of youth and music Kenwood Hts. Christian Church, Louisville, 1978-1980.

Collections manager, office clerk Walke Medical Association P.A., Abilene, 1981-1984. Area representative American Intercultural Student Exch. Program, Abilene, 1983.


Presenter community workshops on stress management and motivation.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: travel, theater, music, home renovation, antiques.


Married Mary Lynn Keefer McMichael, October 21, 1978 (divorced November 1985). Children: Mariah Lynn, Megan Elise.