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CAMFT Clinical Member
License Number: MFC37474
Licenses: MFT
Practicing Since: 2000

Professional Personal Statement David M. Dixon is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Parent Educator. For the past six years he has coordinated treatment and supervised interns while providing direct services at Sierra Youth Center in Santa Rosa CA. Sierra is a residential treatment facility providing trauma based treatment for female adolescents adjudicated by the juvenile court.
Prior to his work at Sierra Dave spent three years as part of the forensic mental health team in the Sonoma County Jail.
As the clinical director for a certified batterer's program in San Francisco he developed curriculum to assess and treat perpetrators of domestic violence. He also provided outpatient psychoeducation and group counseling for those adults with substance abuse issues.
Dave has an Adult Teaching Credential in the area(s) of Parent Education, Family Management and Human Development. As a consultant to an East Bay school district he developed and implemented a variety of student oriented programs. He was a featured speaker at the district's Parent University and provided faculty training for classroom behavior management. As clinical director in a non public school setting Dave supervised the provision of mental health services to learning disabled and emotionally disturbed students.

Office Hours: mon days and eves tues eves or by arrangement
Insurance Plans:
  • Aetna
  • Blue Shield
  • Blue Shield of CA
  • Cigna
  • MHN
  • Most Insurance Accepted
  • PPO
Services: 1)psychotherapy for individuals, couples and families; offered at two locations in southern Marin county; flexible times and saturday appointments 2)chemical dependency assessment and treatment(including tobacco cessation) for both adults and adolescents 3)assessment, consultation, support, and solutions for students with behavioral and academic challenges 4)parent education tailored to fit the needs of your family or group, whether large or small, in my office or at your site
Degrees:
  • M.A.
Certifications:
  • Pupil Personnel Services Credential(specialization in school counseling)
  • Adult Teaching Credential
Languages:
  • English
Ethnicity:
  • White (Non-Hispanic)
Areas of Emphasis
  • Addictions
  • Adolescents
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Career Stress and Changes
  • Communication Skills
  • Couples
  • Domestic Violence
  • Forensics
  • Men's Issues
  • Parenting
  • Relationships
  • Single Parents
  • Step/Blended Families
Theoretical Orientation
  • Behavioral
  • Brief/Solution Focused Therapy
  • Cognitive
  • Cognitive-Behavioral
Last Updated: 12/26/2012

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