Dr. Barbara Wood is a licensed psychologist with a general psychotherapy and forensic practice in Bethesda, Maryland. She provides individual, family and group psychotherapy and specializes in the treatment of trauma, alcoholism and other substance abuse problems. She also performs forensic evaluations and provides expert testimony in cases where plaintiffs or defendants have been affected by traumatic events and/or substance abuse disorders. She is the author of two books that explain the impact of alcoholism on families and describe a path toward recovery. Washingtonian Magazine has identified her as one of the top 123 psychotherapists in the Washington, D.C. area.
Years In Practice41
EducationB.A. Carnegie-Mellon University M.A. University of Minnesota Ph.D. University of Maryland APA-CPP Substance Abuse Disorders
TrainingInternship University of Maryland Counseling Center 1975-76 Certificate of Completion: Association for Psychoanalytic Study, 1982-1986
AffiliationsAmerican Psychological Association Maryland Psychological Association, Fellow
CertificationAPA-College of Professional Psychology: Certificate of Proficiency in the Treatment of Alcohol and Other Psychoactive Substance Abuse Disorders
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