Dr. Nix earned his B.A. from Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut, and his M.S. and Ph.D. from Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee. While in graduate school, Dr. Nix worked on a research project to test the effectiveness of cognitive-behavioral therapy to treat adult depression and prevent relapse, and he conducted parent groups to reduce children's discipline problems. Dr. Nix completed his clinical internship at the Center for Children, Youth, and Families at the University of Vermont medical center. Since 2002, Dr. Nix has been conducting research at Penn State University where he studies how psychological interventions can promote positive functioning and prevent future problems. Dr. Nix is a member of the American Psychological Association and is licensed to practice psychology in Pennsylvania. Dr. Nix has worked with a wide variety of clients addressing a variety of challenges in their lives. He uses cognitive and behavioral interventions to help adults learn how they can reduce their depressed and anxious feelings, improve the quality of their relationships, and enhance their confidence and competence. He uses similar techniques to help parents understand and improve children's behavior.
The Atrium at Allenway
315 South Allen Street, Suite 218
State College, PA 16801
Phone: (814) 234-3010 Fax: (814) 234-2170