West Palm Beach, FL. 33405
As owner and executive director of Willow Place in West Palm Beach, FL and Asheville, NC, Dixie's vision has been to reach clients struggling with mental health disorders from a holistic approach and to provide gender-specific treatment that addresses core issues which have led clients to substance dependence, eating disorders and other co-occurring disorders. Dixie holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology and Business Management and her Master of Science degree in Counseling Psychology. She is currently studying for a PhD in Mind-Body Medicine specializing in Integrative Mental Health. She is also working towards Certification in Biochemical and Nutritional Approaches to Mental Health and Addiction Recovery as well as the International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals Certification for Eating Disorder Specialists. In addition to specializing in Substance Abuse and Marriage/Family Counseling, Dixie is certified in EMDR therapy, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing, a form of psychotherapy used to resolve the development of trauma-related disorders. Dixie is passionate about reaching clients who do not respond to conventional modalities of therapy, primarily through the use of psychodrama, art and expressive therapy she has been able to access these clients to facilitate lasting change.