Victoria C. Dickerson, Ph.D. is a licensed clinical psychologist who has been teaching narrative ideas and practices in workshops and seminars worldwide for over twenty years. She has taught for Santa Clara University, San José State University, and currently teaches annually a summer seminar at Johns Hopkins University.
She is the recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award in 2012 from the American Family Therapy Academy. She has been the director of two training centers, working with students/interns as she teaches family and narrative therapy.
She has an ongoing psychotherapy practice in Aptos and Los Gatos where she works with couples, young adults, families, older adults. Her work with couples and with young adults has been well publicized. See her articles for more information.
Dr. Dickerson actively publishes on narrative therapy with couples, young adults, and families. Her books, both popular and academic, are described here, and her articles are available for download upon request. She is currently the Associate Editor for Technology and New Media for the journal Family Process. In that position, she has assisted authors in creating video abstracts, which are also available on the FamilyProcess1 YouTube channel FamilyProcess1 to promote their articles and increase their altmetrics. She utilizes a Family Process Facebook page to promote featured articles. She tweets regularly articles and videos of interest. She has recently initiated a series of webinars #FPIwebinars to further the mission of Family Process .
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