Dr. Charlotte Dixon earned a doctorate in Rehabilitation from Southern Illinois University in Carbondale. She is owner of C.G. Dixon & Associates, Inc., a medical vocational rehabilitation practice specializing in vocational management services to clientele in the federal and state worker compensation sectors and state vocational rehabilitation program.
Dr. Dixon retired from the University of South Florida, Department of Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling in May 2014 where she had dedicated her academic career to preparing future rehabilitation and mental health counselor practitioners to work with persons with physical, psychological and emotional disabilities. During her 20-year tenure at the University of South Florida, Dr. Dixon’s research and presentations focused on establishing best practice guidelines in the delivery of services to persons with disabilities and understanding the neurobiology of psychotherapy and rehabilitation its implications for rehabilitation counselor education. Dr. Dixon is published in professional and trade journals and has conducted numerous invited/peer-reviewed workshops to rehabilitation and mental health counselors across the country. She is a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor and is licensed in Florida as a Mental Health Counselor. She maintains professional membership in the American Counseling Association and National Rehabilitation Association and serves on the Board of Directors of the National Association of Multicultural Rehabilitation Concerns.
In 2001 Dr. Dixon was appointed to the Veterans Advisory Council on Rehabilitation under Secretary Anthony Principi and served through 2011.