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About Nancy Dutton Potter, Ph.D.


1974 - University of Missouri; Columbia, Missouri - Ph.D.
1971 - University of Kansas; Lawrence, Kansas - M.A.
1968 - Pitzer College; Claremont, California - B.A.

Professional Credentials

Licensed: Virginia
Founding Fellow: Academy of Cognitive Therapy

Professional Employment

1981 - Present Independent Practice of Psychology
1994 -1996 Consultant; NIMH Grant: Home Intervention with Depressed Rural Women, School of Nursing - University of Virginia; Charlottesville, Virginia
1978 - 1981 Associate Director for Professional Services; Director of Internship Training Program; Counseling Center; Georgetown University, Washington, DC
1976 - 1977 Chief, Clinical Psychologist, Mental Health Clinic, USAF Medical Center; Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi
1974 - 1976 Clinical Psychologist, Mental Health Clinic, USAF Medical Center; Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi

Post-Doctoral Education

1989 - 1990 University of Pennsylvania's Center for Cognitive Therapy, Extramural Training Program - Aaron Beck, M.D., Director
1977 - 1979 Georgetown University Post-Graduate Program in Family and Systems Theory and Family Psychotherapy; Murray Bowen, M.D., Director


1977 - 1978 Clinical Psychologist, Mental Health Clinic, Malcolm Grow USAF Medical Center; Andrews Air Force Base, Maryland
1974 - 1978 Captain, United States Air Force, BSC
1996 Major, United States Air Force, Retired Inactive Reserve

Professional Office and Activities

1996 - Present Red Cross Disaster Mental Health Volunteer
1993 - 1995 Secretary, Virginia Psychological Association
1991 - 1996 Member, Appeal Board, National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology
1990 - 1991 Member, Board of Directors, District of Columbia Psychological Association
1987 - 1988 Chairperson, Committee on Ethics and Professional Affairs Virginia Academy of Clinical Psychology
1986 - 1988 President, Northern Virginia Society of Clinical Psychologists
1984 - 1986 Vice President, Northern Virginia Society of Clinical Psychologists
1975 - 1977 Member, Board of Directors, Family Counseling Agency; Biloxi, Mississippi

Teaching Experience

Graduate: Seminar - The Psychological, Educational and Social Status of Women
Undergraduate: Introduction to Psychology


Potter, Nancy Dutton, Recruitment of minority group students and women,
American Psychologist, 1974, 29, 150.

Potter, Nancy Dutton and Evans, Barton F. Experience of certainty and despair in the beginning psychotherapist; issues for supervision, Voices, 1983, 42-50.

Nancy Dutton Potter, Ph.D.

Phone: (703) 674-8929
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205 East Hirst Road • Suite 103 • Purcellville, VA 20132

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