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Garrett Woods

Dr. Garrett Woods, Licensed Psychologist, Director of Training

Practice Location: Dallas

Primary Specialties:
Psychological Testing 
Individual/Couples Psychotherapy

Topics Covered and Services Provided:
Psychological testing for children, adolescents, and adults
Psychotherapy/Counseling for late adolescents and adults
Couples therapy
Grief, Loss, and Life Transitions
Working through depression
Managing anxiety
Coping with trauma
Managing Bipolar
Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
Anger management
Adjusting to divorce
Parenting
Recovering from substance abuse
Spirituality
Vocational concerns
Domestic violence

My Goals for My Work:
Historically, our society has maintained some unhealthy expectations of what it means to be successful. Even though most people will, at some point in their life, encounter difficulties that would benefit from external counsel, many of us still feel uncomfortable expressing a need for help. But if you didn’t already know this—seeking out help is an act of courage, a leap of faith. By doing so you are taking responsibility for your life in a way that many do not. This act will not only benefit you, but also your community, and maybe even begin to transform our society for the better.

As a psychologist, my goal is to help people learn healthy and adaptive ways to cope with the challenges of life. Through this process I assist my clients in developing greater insight into their own psychological needs, strategies to tend to their past emotional wounds, and resources to make peace with their painful and/or anxious feelings. Although, at times, challenging, this process can be life changing, and I consider it a distinct privilege to be able to join people along this journey.

Credentials:
B.S. in Psychology, Abilene Christian University, Abilene TX
M.S. in Clinical Psychology, Abilene Christian University, Abilene TX
M.A. in Theology, Fuller Theological Seminary, Pasadena CA.
Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, Fuller Theological Seminary, Pasadena CA.
Licensed Psychologist #36783