Belief in Yourself

The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
 - Eleanor Roosevelt

Emergencies

If you have a crisis, call the Crisis Center at 205-323-7782 or go to your nearest Emergency Room.

Your Therapist

Doris D. Wood, PhD, LPC, LMFT
504 Scott Street
Homewood, AL 35209
205-223-3506

Licensed Professional Counselor

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

About Alabama Counseling & Development

                                                  ...helping guide the way 



Dr. Doris Wood is a licensed professional counselor and a licensed marriage and family therapist with a doctoral degree in counseling. Dr. Wood practices from a cognitive-behavioral perspective, simply meaning that the way an individual thinks determines how that person feels and behaves. Additionally, she is certified as a practitioner of Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR). She is in private practice at Alabama Counseling and Development.

Dr. Wood counsels with couples, individuals, families, and children. She also works with groups and businesses. Areas of special interest are parenting, self-esteem, marriage and family, change and transition, conflict resolution, adult development and aging, assertiveness training, sexual abuse, negotiation, and mediation.

She is a nationally recognized negotiator, a member of numerous counseling associations, a member of counseling honorary societies and an award-winning Toastmaster.