Dr. Amanda Wood is a licensed clinical psychologist in the states of Arizona and California. She is an expert in the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of individuals with a variety of social, cognitive, and developmental delays. She is dedicated to advocating and educating parents, the community, and professionals
regarding the best practices in the field.
Her passion for serving this population
began when she was working as a therapist
with triplets diagnosed with autism, while
pursuing her undergraduate degree in
psychology. Dr. Wood continued her studies
of developmental disorders while earning her
master’s and doctoral degrees in clinical
psychology from Pepperdine University.
She completed her pre-doctoral internship
at the May Institute and postdoctoral
training in autism spectrum disorders at
The Help Group in Los Angeles, California.
Throughout her career, Dr. Wood has
garnered specialized training and experience
in psychological and diagnostic assessment,
behavioral and cognitive behavioral intervention, social skills development, school consultation, and parent training. Dr. Wood uses empirically validated and individualized treatment methods to assist each client, ensuring that each reaches his or her fullest potential. Ultimately, Dr. Wood believes that the most effective approach is the one to which the client responds.