Our Services in Coronado, CA
Our services include Individual and Marital/Family Psychotherapy, Psychodiagnostics & Psychological Testing, and Forensic Evaluations. Dr Wood provides psychotherapy based upon the Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) model of Aaron T. Beck, M.D. Dr Wood focuses on providing psychodiagnostics and psychotherapy for difficulties with Anxiety, Panic, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Depression, Pain Management, Personal Injury, Emotional Aspects of Chronic Medical Conditions and Psychological Evaluations for Bariatric Weight Loss Surgery. In Dr. Wood's Virtual Reality Graded Exposure Therapy Laboratory, he can provide Virtual Reality Graded Exposure Therapy to individuals who have been diagnosed with combat-related PTSD. For more information describing Virtual Reality Graded Exposure Therapy, please view the YOUTUBE Video of Virtual Reality and PTSD that was hosted on The Mike Huckabee Program and which is available in the ABOUT section of my web-page.
Depression is when you feel sad, lonely or depressed for long periods of time. Sometimes there are known triggers for your sadness and sometimes there are no obvious causes to your melancholy. These feelings can become overwhelming and can keep you from leading a normal life. They can affect your work, your personal life, your business relationships, your personal relationships; they can affect every area of your life. Ignoring these feelings can lead to a domino effect that seems uncontrollable. Long before you get to this point you should seek medical help from Dr. Dennis Wood, a very skilled psychologist in Coronado, CA. Click here for more information on depression.
Anxiety is a normal emotion that most people experience at certain times in their lives, for example before a test or a major life decision. However, anxiety disorders are different and cause constant fear and worry and become overwhelming. Anxiety can cause distress that interferes with a person's ability to lead a normal life. For more inforamtion on anxiety contact Dr. Dennis Wood in Coronado, CA. Click here for more information on anxiety.
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) can occur after you have been through a traumatic event. PTSD symptoms usually start right after a traumatic event but they can also start months or years after a triggering traumatic event. For example, after combat exposure, a military deployment, or sexual or physical assault. If symptoms last longer than a few weeks you should seek treatment. To treat PTSD Dr. Dennis Wood uses Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), it is the most effective treatment for PTSD. Call Dr. Dennis Wood, Ph.D., at (619) 437-0355 to schedule an appointment for PTSD in Coronado, CA or to get more information. Click here for more information on PTSD (The National Center for PTSD).
Dr. Dennis Patrick Wood can provide psychological help for those who have experienced trauma. Trauma can be physical or emotional, for example death of a loved one or multiple loved ones, military combat, sexual or physical abuse. Many other situations in life can cause emotional or physical trauma, more than what we can list here. If you are suffering from any kind of trauma and would like help you should contact Dr. Dennis Wood immediately at (619) 437-0355 to schedule a consulation.