Dixie Galapon, Ph.D.
Dixie Galapon works for Family Health Centers as the Associate Director of Mental Health in East County. She is currently based at the El Cajon Family Health Center, a clinic site which provides integrated behavioral health and primary health care to diverse members of the community, including refugee and immigrant communities from the Middle East. Prior to working at FHCSD, she worked at the Union of Pan Asian Communities wherein she managed various programs related to serving the Asian/Pacific Islander communities, as well as other refugee/immigrant communities. She has functioned as a trainer at BHETA, providing training for the County of San Diego, Behavioral Health Cultural Competence Academy, as well as other cultural responsiveness trainings. She has also engaged in statewide efforts for mental health prevention and early intervention related to the California Reducing Disparities Project, and served as the Regional Lead (in San Diego and Orange County) for the Asian/Pacific Islander Strategic Planning Workgroup. She obtained her doctorate at the California School of Professional Psychology, San Diego.