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Linda Eldredge, Ed.D., Author, Retired Psychologist
Linda Eldredge, Ed.D., is a licensed psychologist who has retired from private practice. She worked with individuals, couples, and families involving adults and older adolescents. Dr. Eldredge addressed issues such as relationships, depression, anxiety, communication difficulties, job stress, life transitions, spirituality, religious abuse and trauma, empath / intuition skills, LGBTQ+ issues, disabilities, and coping with verbal, emotional, religious physical, and sexual trauma. In addition to serving the general population, she worked with people who are Deaf, Hard of Hearing, Late-Deafened, Deaf-Blind, or who have one or more disabilities. Dr. Eldredge worked with children ages six to 16 if they were Deaf or one of their parents was Deaf. She is a Hearing person who is fluent in both American Sign Language (ASL) and Signed English.
Dr. Eldredge received a B.S. in Behavioral Sciences from Howard Payne University. At Texas Woman’s University, she obtained an M.A. in Communication Science – Deaf Education. She earned her Doctor of Education in Educational Psychology from Baylor University. Her doctoral dissertation researched a communication system that stops verbal abuse using verbal self-defense skills. Dr. Eldredge has been a licensed psychologist since 1991. In addition, she is a Level I Verbal Self-Defense Trainer, an All-Level Teacher of the Hearing Impaired, a Certified School Counselor, and a Certified Special Education School Counselor.
Dr. Eldredge worked as an educator and interpreter of the Deaf and Hearing Impaired, and contracted as a school counselor/consultant for the Deaf in Waco. One of the courses that she taught middle school and high school Deaf students was Sex Education. She served as the Regional Alcohol and Drug Abuse Services Director for a six-county area in Central Texas. In Houston, Dr. Eldredge was a psychotherapist and then a licensed psychologist in private practice for several years. For two years, she was the half-time psychologist at Texas School for the Deaf working with high-risk students, and she also had a limited private practice in Austin. She was been in full-time private practice in Austin from 1995 until 2022. Dr. Eldredge has presented seminars on Mental Health and Deafness, as well as on Spirituality and Mental Health. She has also taught Verbal Self-Defense Skills through the University of Texas Informal Classes.
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