Education and Experience

Academic History
Work Experience
Workshops and Presentations
Personal Data

Academic Degrees

Ph.D., Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia, 1974, Doctorate in Clinical Psychology
M.A., Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, 1970, Masters in Psychology
B.A., Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware, Ohio, 1964, Psychology Major


United States Public Health Service Clinical Traineeship, Vanderbilt University, 1966-1968
Psi Chi, Psychology Honorary Society, Ohio Wesleyan University, 1963
Phi Society, Academic Honors Society, Ohio Wesleyan University
Ohio Wesleyan University Scholar, 1960-1961

License to Practice Clinical Psychology

Georgia License in Applied Psychology, #000447, received in 1975    Back

Work Experience:

Private Practice in Clinical Psychology, Marietta, Georgia, 1980 - present
Director of Psychological Services, Brawner Psychiatric Institute, Smyrna, Georgia, 1978-1980
Private Practice in Clinical Psychology, Smyrna, Georgia, 1974-1980
Psychology Instructor, Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia, 1973-1974
Psychology Intern, Counseling Center, Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia, 1972-1973
Psychology Instructor, DeKalb College, Clarkston, Georgia, 1966-1969
Psychometrist, DeKalb County Board of Education, DeKalb County, Georgia, 1966

Organizational Affiliations

American Psychological Association
Georgia Psychological Association
American Academy of Psychotherapists
American Mensa    Back

Workshops and Presentations

Dr. Hutton has been giving workshops and presentations about psychology for professional
groups for the past twenty years. Topics include the psychology of humor, the practice of psychotherapy,
personality styles, and decision-making. She has spoken to groups of psychologists at meetings of the
American Academy of Psychotherapists, the Georgia Psychological Association, the Society for Sex Therapy
and Research, the Georgia Mental Health Counselors Association, and the U.S. Public Health Service.

Presentations on Psychotherapy

Workshop: American Academy of Psychotherapists Summer Conference, June, 1989
Keynote Address: Georgia Mental Health Counselors Association Conference, 1990
Invited Address: Georgia Employee Assistance Program Forum, December, 1990
Keynote Address: Georgia Psychological Association, Division of Licensed Psychologists;
     Midwinter Conference, January, 1991
Invited Presentation: Northside Mental Health Center, May, 1991
Banquet Presentation: Psychology Department Honors Banquet, Ohio Wesleyan University, April, 1995
Workshop: New Hampshire Psychological Association, January, 1996
Workshop: Georgia Psychological Association, November, 1999
Invited Presentation: American Group Psychotherapy Association, New York, NY, 2005   Back
Workshop: American Academy of Psychotherapists Institute and Conference, Savannah, Georgia,
    November, 2008

Other Speaking Engagements

Workshop on Personal Style and Decision Making, U.S. Public Health Service Primary
     Care Leadership Conference, May, 1991
Emcee for the American Cancer Society's Beau Ties Benefit, July, 1990 and July, 1991
Banquet Speech on Women and Shame, Georgia Psychological Association Annual
     Conference, April, 1993
Panel on Creativity, Division of Women Psychologists, Georgia Psychological
     Association, September, 1993
Invited Address: "Sex in the South," Society for Sex Therapy and Research, March, 1994
Banquet Speech: "Scarlett O'Hara and Other Southern Hysterics," American College
     Health Association, June, 1994
Banquet Speech: "Humor in Life," Vinings Georgia Rotary Club Awards Banquet,
"Comedy, the Road Less Troubled," New Hampshire Psychological Association,
     January, 1996   Back

Personal Data

Dr. Hutton grew up in Ohio and has lived in Georgia since 1966. She is married, with two grown children and one cat. She enjoys reading, playing the piano, and singing harmony with friends (Dr. Hutton, that is ...not the cat least as far as anyone knows...).  Back