Dr. Garcia has an extensive, well-rounded training background that helps him to treat a wide range of issues. Dr. Garcia earned his Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) in Psychology from the University of California, Berkeley, his Master’s Degree (M. A.) in Clinical Psychology from San Diego State University, and his Doctoral degree (Ph.D.) in Counseling Psychology from Boston College. He also received additional training at the Student Counseling Center of the University of Southern California during his Pre-Doctoral Internship. Dr. Garcia is a Licensed Psychologist in the State of Nevada, serving Las Vegas, Summerlin, and Henderson areas.
Dr. Garcia has worked in various settings and in numerous capacities. He has conducted counseling and therapy at college counseling centers, hospitals, and middle schools. In addition, he has consulted with professionals in the sports, entertainment, legal, and medical fields. In addition to consulting with individuals, Dr. Garcia has consulted with organizations, corporate teams, athletic teams, and community centers. In addition to holding a private practice, Dr. Garcia has recently served as a Faculty member, Staff Psychologist, and Group Therapy Coordinator at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas’ (UNLV) Counseling and Psychological Services center.He has also held teaching, training, and research roles in several other universities. Each of these experiences has helped Dr. Garcia to integrate science, theory, and experience into his clinical practice.
As a result, Dr. Garcia has developed expertises in several areas of counseling including but not limited to relationships, bipolar disorder, depression, anxiety, eating disorder, attention deficit (ADD/ADHD). Dr. Garcia offers an array of psychotherapy services including individual, group, couple, pre-marital, marriage, and family counseling.
On a personal note, Dr. Garcia is from a large extended family. He was born and raised in the San Joaquin Valley of California and has lived in several parts of the country while pursuing his education and training. Dr. Garcia enjoys animals, traveling, sports, live music, and exotic cuisines.