Dr. Allen Wood is a licensed clinical psychologist in the Commonwealth of Virginia. He received his M.S. and Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology from The Institute for Psychological Sciences in Arlington, VA.
Dr. Wood has experience providing a range of services in different mental health settings including substance abuse, university counseling center, and private practice. He offers therapy and psychological assessment to individual adults and couples. In his work with individuals, Dr. Wood uses an integrative approach to aid clients who are experiencing mood symptoms, anxiety, trauma, and difficulties with relationships, self-care, or life transitions. He applies a variety of different approaches such as cognitive-behavioral, interpersonal, attachment-based, and experiential modalities to best fit the client’s needs and goals. Dr. Wood also has advanced training in Emotion-Focused Couples Therapy (EFT), particularly the use of EFT for couples who are dealing with the impacts of trauma in their relationship. Overall, Dr. Wood approaches his work with Deliberate Practice to continually evaluate, refine, and improve his ability to provide effective treatments.
In addition to providing therapy, Dr. Wood has experience providing supervision to graduate student therapists, facilitating workshops for couples, stress management, and other mental health topics.