Dr. Garcia's education, specialty trainings, clinical as well as diverse life experiences, allow him to approach psychological problems from multiple vantage points, which aid him in effectively helping his clients.
Ph.D., Counseling Psychology, Arizona State University (ASU)
M.Ed., Human Relations, Northern Arizona University (NAU)
B.A., Psychology and Spanish, Arizona State University (ASU)
Born and Raised on the Colorado River Indian Reservation
Married twenty years
Two daughters, 13 and 16 years of age
One dog named Nemo
Served in the United States Army Reserves as a combat medic
Basic Training in Fort Dix, New Jersey
Specialized training in Fort Sam Houston, Texas
Dr. Garcia is board certified in Behavioral and Cognitive Psychology through ABPP. He is also certified in EMDR and specializes in Prolonged Exposure (PE) and Cognitive Processing therapy (CPT) for PTSD, all of which are PTSD-based treatments. Dr. Garcia is also Meadow's-trained in Post Inductive Therapy (PIT). He also has specialty training in Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT) and Integrative Behavioral Couples Therapy (IBCT). Dr. Garcia continually attends professional seminars to develop his clinical acumen.
Dr. Garcia has over 20 years working in the mental health field. He has worked in the following clinical settings: university counseling centers, community health agencies, hospitals and private practice. These clinical experiences have allowed him to work with many different populations, presenting with various clinical disorders.