Frontier NeuroHealth

Wyoming Neurologic Associates

As specialists in diagnosis and treatment of diseases affecting the brain, spinal cord, nerves and muscles in adults and children, we are dedicated to providing the finest neurologic and mental health care in the northern Rocky Mountain and Great Plains region.

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Dixie J Wooston, PhD

Dr Woolston practices general adult neuropsychology, with a particular interest in MS, movement disorders, epilepsy, dementia, and the “worried well.” She is bilingual and enjoys the opportunity to provide neuropsychological services to Spanish speakers. Prior to joining Wyoming Neurologic Associates, Dr. Woolston worked at an outpatient neuropsychology clinic at Texas Neurology, Southwestern Medical Center, and as a clinical neuropsychologist / geropsychologist at the Dallas VA. She enjoys teaching and mentoring psychology graduate students.

Education

University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Ph.D., Clinical Psychology (APA-Accredited)

Dissertation Topic: fMRI of an Experimental Executive Functioning Task:  Comparison of the Texas Card Sorting Test to the Wisconsin Card Sorting Test in Healthy Adults Committee Chair:  Greg Allen, Ph.D. Completion Date:  December 2006

  • Dean’s Research Award Recipient for Academic Excellence and Research Achievement (8/2007)
  • Nominata Award Finalist for Academic Excellence and Research Achievement (4/2007)
  •  Carmen Miller Michael Award Recipient for Outstanding Scholarship, Citizenship, & Clinical Skills (7/2004)
  • Dissertation Topic: fMRI of an Experimental Executive Functioning Task:  Comparison of the Texas Car
  • Sorting Test to the Wisconsin Card Sorting Test in Healthy Adults Committee Chair:  Greg Allen, Ph.D. Completion Date:  December 2006"    

University of Wyoming, B.A., Psychology & English

  • McNair Scholar (1994-1996)
  • Outstanding Arts & Sciences Graduate (1996)
  • Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Kappa Phi, Golden Key (1996)
  • University of Wyoming Arts & Sciences Honors Convocation Speaker (1995)

Research Interests

Research interests include neuroimaging (fMRI), Alpha-Stim, and non-pharmacological interventions for mild cognitive impairment.  She actively utilizes ACT (Acceptance and Commitment Therapy), CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy), and Motivational Interviewing techniques with her patients to promote health and wellness.

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