A small introduction
Dr. Azar-Dickens is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Armstrong Atlantic State University, a Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology from Augusta University, a Master’s Degree in Exercise Science and Health Promotion from California State University, and a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from The Union Institute and University.
Dr. Azar-Dickens completed his psychology Master’s Degree internship at The Medical College of Georgia on both the psychiatric and eating disorders unit. He completed a Doctoral Internship year in the APA approved site at The Bradley Center of St. Francis Hospital in Columbus Georgia, with rotations in adult and child inpatient and outpatient psychiatric services. His Doctoral Residency was completed at Genesis Behavioral Healthcare in the area of Juvenile and Adult Forensic Psychology.
In 2011, Dr. Azar-Dickens completed the Georgia Mandate Program in Basic Law Enforcement and now serves as a part-time patrol officer with the City of Rome Police Department. He is also a member of the City of Rome Police Department’s Hostage Negotiation Team.
Dr. Azar-Dickens works in private practice in the area of Forensic and Police Psychology. Dr. Azar-Dickens also works as a senior presenter for the prestigious Force Science Institute, where he instructs in their de-escalation and 5-day certification programs.