J. Faye Dixon, Ph.D.

J. Faye Dixon, Ph.D.


  • Assistant Professor (volunteer clinical faculty)
  • Psychologist
  • ADHD Clinic Director


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UC Davis MIND Institute

2825 50th St.
Sacramento, CA 95817
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Additional Phone Numbers

Phone: 916-703-0265
Physician Referrals: 800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)



Clinical Interests

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.

Research/Academic Interests

Dr. Dixon's research interests include ADHD and learning disabilities.



Center/Program Affiliation

UC Davis MIND Institute


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

Board Certifications

California Psychology License, 2007

Professional Memberships

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.