Dr. Watson’s Vita

Maryanne Watson, PhD, ABPP
5172 Village Creek DR, Suite 101
Plano, TX 75093
972-380-8600

EDUCATION

1987 Ph.D. Psychology Texas Woman’s University Denton, Texas
1970 B.S. Nursing Florida State University Tallahassee, Florida

EXPERIENCE

Sept. 1987- Present Psychologist, Private Practice – Individual, marital, family, and group therapy; Plano, TX
March 1991- Sept. 2004 Clinical Director – Suicide Prevention & Grief and Trauma Recover Intensive Out-Patient Program; Plano, TX
Sept. 1991 – Sept. 1995 Clinical Director – Adult Sexual Trauma Recovery Unit, Charter Behavioral Health Services of Dallas; Plano, TX
Sept. 1995- Nov. 1997 Clinical Director – Adult Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit, Charter Behavioral Health Services of Dallas; Plano, TX
May 1987 – May 1994 Faculty Member and Supervisor Southwest Family Institute; Dallas, TX
Aug 1988- Aug 1990 Consultant, Soroptimist Service for Youth The Galaxy Center; Garland, TX
Sept. 1982 – Sept. 1987 Psychotherapist – R. Bond, Ph.D. & Associates; Plano, TX
September 1986- Sept. 1987 Internship – Southwest Family Institute; Dallas, TX

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

American Psychological Association
Texas Psychological Association
Dallas County Psychological Association
Health Service Provider; Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist
Journey of Hope, Vice President (2000-2001); Board Member (2000-2003) American Board of Professional Psychologists, Family Psychology Division Board Member (2001-2008)
Examiner for Board Certification (2001-2008)

RESEARCH

Dissertation: “Psychological Health and Substance Abuse in the Family System,” 1987
Director of “Substance Abuse and the Family,” Southwest Family Institute, 1988 – 1989
Co-Director Physical Abuse Project,” Southwest Family Institute, 1986 – 1987
Southwest Family Institute, 1985 – 1989; Research of dysfunctional families
“The Efficacy of Structural Family Hypnotherapy in the Treatment of Hemophilia,” 1985-1986
“The Efficacy of Structural Family Hypnotherapy in the Treatment of Chronic Intractable Asthma,” 1984 – 1985; Independent Research Project

PUBLICATIONS

Arauzo, A., & Watson, M. (1993). Video Therapy in the Treatment of Sexual Trauma. Treatment Today, p. 11.
Arauzo, A., & Watson, M. (1993). Combining Modalities. Treatment Today, p. 7.
Arauzo, A., Watson, M., & Hulgus, J. (1994). The Clinical Uses of Video Treatment in the Treatment of Childhood Sexual Trauma Survivors. Journal of Child Sexual Abuse, 3, p. 37-57.
Watson, M. (1995). Childhood Trauma. Today’s Dallas Women, October 1995.
Watson, M. (1995). Assessing Suicidal Risk. Today’s Dallas Women, September 1995.
Watson, M. (1995). Rape – Women at Risk. Today’s Dallas Women, July 1995.
Watson, M. (2007). Video Therapy in Private Practice. The Family Psychologist, Spring 2007.
Watson, M. (2007). Reviewed The Report of the American Psychological Association Task Force on the Sexualization of Girls, 2007

PRESENTATIONS

Boundary Issues – Personal and Professional – Presented for the Meadows Foundation, St. Andrew United Methodist Church; August 10, 2004
How Sports Psychologically Affect Children – Family First; Channel 8 News Special, December 2003 The Transition from Parent to Grandparent – Presented for the Medical Center of Plano; every three months, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004 – New Parent Education
Ethical Dilemmas and Risk Management – Presented for the Dallas Metro Counseling Association; January 25, 2002
The Sky is the Limit – Presented for the Collin County Community College, March 27, 2001
Working with Trauma Survivors – Presented for the Dallas Metro Counseling Association; October 25, 1999.
Special Grief Issues – Presented for the Journey of Hope – Grief Support Center Training for Group Facilitators; every six months, 1998, 1999, 2000.
Seasonal Affective Disorder – A teaching video produced for the American Health Network; presented with Art C. Arauzo, M.D., October 11, 1997.
Depression – A teaching video produced for the American Health Network; presented with Art C. Arauzo, M.D., July 11, 1997
Suicide Prevention Techniques – Presented for the Charter Quarterly Medical Staff Meeting, February 27, 1997
Interventions of Suicidal Risk – A teaching video produced for the American Health Network; August 24, 1996.
Assessing Suicidal Risk – A teaching video produced for the American Health Network; August 24, 1996.
Family Dynamics in the NBA – Presented for the National Basketball Association, Annual Conference for wives; Atlanta, Georgia, August 17, 1996.
Healthy Relationships – Presented for the National Basketball Association, Annual Conference for wives; Dallas, Texas; October 7, 1995.
Assessing Suicide Risk & Prevention Techniques – Presented for the Dallas Metro Counseling Association; Presented with Art C. Arauzo, M.D., October 3, 1995.
Uses of Video Therapy with Treatment of Sexual Trauma in an Era of False Memory Syndrome Allegations – Presented with Art C. Arauzo, M.D. for the 6th National Conference on Abuse, Trauma, and Dissociation; Austin, Texas, September 29, 1995.
Sexual Trauma Recovery Skills – Presented with Art C. Arauzo, M.D., for Charter of Dallas, August 1995.
False Memory Syndrome – Presented with Art C. Arauzo, M.D. for Charter Behavioral Health System of Dallas, July 21, 1995.
Assessing Suicidal Risk – A workshop presented with Art C. Arauzo, M.D. – Charter Behavioral Health System of Dallas, June 21, 1995.
False Memory Syndrome – A teaching video produced for the American Health Network, April 8, 1995. Sexual Trauma and the Problem of False Memories –A Workshop presented with Colin Ross, M.D. and Art C. Arauzo, M.D., March 9, 1995;
Dallas Association of Eating Disorders Professionals – Dallas, Texas; Feb. 22, 1995.
Pitfalls and Concerns Re: Sexual Trauma Therapy – Are We Re-Victimizing Patients? Presented with Art Arauzo, M.D., Ed Weiner, M.D., and Sue Galeuncles.
Uses of Video Therapy with Treatment of Sexual Trauma – Presented with Art C. Arauzo, M.D. for the 1995 Texas Association for Marriage and Family Therapists – Dallas, Texas; January 27, 1995
Hypnosis Seminar for Certification, April – October, 1994
Hypnosis for Sexual Trauma Survivors – Family Therapy Associates of Plano
Introduction to Hypnosis; Inductions – April 17, 1994
Hypnosis with Family of Origin Issues – May 7, 1994
Hypnosis with Trauma Survivors – June 4, 1994
Hypnosis with Dissociative Disorders – July 16, 2004
Hypnosis with Medical Problems – August 6, 1994
Hypnosis with Compulsive Behaviors – September 3, 1994
Hypnosis – Reframing & Metaphors – October 1, 1994
The Uses of Video Therapy in the Treatment of Sexual Trauma – Presented with Art Arauzo, M.D. for the 5th Annual Southwest Regional Conference on Abuse and Dissociative Disorders; September 1994.
Nursing Research Symposium – Presented for Florida State University – Tallahassee, Florida; April 8, 1994
The Uses of Video Therapy in the Treatment of Sexual Trauma – presented with Art C. Arauzo, M.D. for (1) the Texas Psychological Association Annual Convention, Austin, Texas; November 5, 1993, (2) the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, Annual Conference, Anaheim, California; October 7-10, 1993, (3) the 4th Annual Southwest Regional Conference on Abuse and Dissociative Disorders – Tyler, Texas; October 3, 1993, 4) the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies – Anaheim, California; October 22, 1992, and (5) the 6th Annual Eating Disorders Symposium – Long Beach, California; August 15-18, 1992
Disruptions in Families with Substance Abuse and Sexual Abuse Problems – Workshop for Mental Health Professionals – Child Symposium; October, 1991
The Identification and Treatment of Depression – Counselor Workshop, Collin County Community College; May 1991
Consultant for the Collin County Grand Jury – Sex Abuse and Incest; February 1991
Male Sex Abuse, Treatment Perspectives – Conference on Focus on the Children – Workshop for mental health professionals, Collin County Community College; February, 1991
Substance Abuse/ Family Therapy Project Director, Southwest Family Institute, 1988
Substance Abuse – Workshop for the Texas Association for Behavioral Analysis; February, 1988 The Team Process – Workshop on Processing for the National Conference, American Association of Marital and Family Therapy, Chicago; October 1987
Spouse Abuse – Presented for the National Conference, American Association of Marital and Family Therapy; Chicago, 1987
Violent Family Therapy Project, Co-director, Southwest Family Institute; 1987