Linda K. VanBlaricom has a long and varied professional history in serving children and adults in the mental health arena. She finished her master’s degree in psychology in 1972. Over the years she has worked in the public schools conducting psycho-educational assessments and providing psychotherapy to the children and families. She has also led parenting classes and conducted countless parenting and general mental health coping seminars. Linda has also worked as a therapist and assessor in an inpatient setting at the Bridgeway Psychiatric Hospital and as a therapist in the outpatient world of community mental health. Linda had a private psychotherapy practice for over twenty years in Little Rock. Linda taught psychology at the University of Central Arkansas and Pulaski Tech Vocational College. Linda discovered Partners for Inclusive Communities in 2010 and became a state wide trainer for Positive Behavior Supports to the DD community. She currently works for Partners as a Consultant on the Autism Waiver Project. In addition, she has volunteered for Ferncliff Presbyterian Camp as part of a long term outreach program to students who have been traumatized by school violence and she is a past president of the Arkansas Psychological Association.
B.S. Psychology; Western Illinois
University, Macomb, Il ‘71
M.S. Psychology; Western Illinois
Six additional graduate hours in
Four additional graduate hours in
Psychology; University of AR