David Woodsfellow Ph.D.

David Woodsfellow, Ph.D., is the founder and director of the Woodsfellow Institute for Couples in Atlanta, which is dedicated to couples who want to enjoy life together, and therapists who want to learn more about couples therapy.

As a licensed psychologist, Woodsfellow has worked exclusively with couples for 25 years, totaling more than 25,000 hours of couples therapy. He has helped over 1,800 couples rebuild happier lives together. A Fellow and former Secretary of the Georgia Psychological Association, and a member of the Georgia Psychological Association, Woodsfellow has Master Certification in Relational Empowerment Therapy. He also has advanced training in Gottman Method Relationship Therapy and Emotionally-Focused Couples Therapy.

Woodsfellow was the founder and director of A Center for Relationship Therapy in Atlanta, and Atlanta Area Sex Therapy. He previously worked at Phoenix Psychological Associates, the Atlanta Network for Individual and Family Therapy, the Piedmont Psychiatric Clinic, and the Santa Barbara Institute for Family Therapy. He has trained therapists in couples therapy for 15 years. Over 1,200 therapists have taken his workshops, and over 200 therapists have taken his intensive months-long, small-group trainings.

Woodsfellow received his B.A. magna cum laude from Harvard College and his M.A. in Counseling Psychology from the University of California Santa Barbara. His Ph.D. in clinical psychology was from Georgia State University and he did his clinical psychology internship at the Neuropsychiatric Institute, University of California Los Angeles School of Medicine.

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Love Cycles, Fear Cycles

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