Dr. Dixon's clinical interests include: Diagnosis and assessment of psychiatric disorders in children, teens adults, including Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Depression, Anxiety and Specific Learning Disabilities.
Dr. Dixon's research interests include ADHD and learning disabilities.
Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, American University, Washington D.C. 1989
B.A., College of Wooster, Wooster OH 1976
Internship: Clinical Psychology, St. Elizabeths’ Campus, Washington D.C. 1988-1989
California Psychology License, 2007
American Psychological Association
Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapy
International Dyslexia Association
Select Recent Publications
Xie Y, Dixon JF, Yee OM, Zhang J, Chen YA, Deangelo S, Yellowlees P, Hendren R, Schweitzer JB. A study on the effectiveness of videoconferencing on teaching parent training skills to parents of children with ADHD. Telemed J E Health. 2013 Mar;19(3):192-9.
Green, C.T., Long, D.L., Gree, D., Iosif, A.M., Dixon, J.F., Miller, M.R., Fassbender, C. Schweitzer, J.B. Will Working Memory Training Generalize to Improve Off-Task Behavior in Children with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder? Neurotherapeutics, 2012 Volume 9, Issue 3 , Page 639-648.
Ruggiero, K.J., McLeer, S.V., Dixon, J.F. Sexual Abuse Characteristics Associated with Survivor Psychopathology. Child Abuse and Neglect. 2000; Vol 24, No 7.
McLeer, S.V., Dixon, J.F., Henry, D., Ruggiero, K., Escovitz, K., Niedda, T. Scholle, R. Psychopathology in Non-Clinically Referred Sexually Abused Children. Journal of American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. 1998 37:12, 1326-1333.
Bauer, M.N., Leenaars, A.A., Berman, A.L., Jobes, D.A., Dixon, J.F., Bibb, J.L. Late adulthood suicide: A life-span analysis of suicide note. Archives of Suicide Research. 1997; 3: 91-108.
Dixon, J.F., Aherns, A. Stress and attributional style as predictors of self-reported depression in children. Cognitive Therapy and Research. 1992; 16, 623-634.