Virtual Reality Medical Center

Treatment Center, PhD, MBA, BCB, BCN

Verified by Psychology Today
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Virtual Reality Medical Center

Treatment Center, PhD, MBA, BCB, BCN

Verified by Psychology Today

Location

Virtual Reality Medical Center
9834 Genesee Avenue
La Jolla, CA 92037
Call Brenda Wiederhold
(858) 384-4355
Offers online therapy
Other Location +

Additional Location

6540 Lusk Boulevard
San Diego, CA 92121
(858) 384-4355
Announcement icon Virtual Reality Telehealth is still being done during COVID. We are licensed in California, Arizona, Nevada, Virginia and Belgium.

About

Virtual Reality for Anxiety, Stress and Phobias

Using the latest tools and technologies, such as Virtual Reality, combined with traditional Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Biofeedback, we individualize treatment to serve each client's unique needs. With over 25 years of experience, we use clinically validated protocols and tools to empower you and teach you skill sets that transfer from the clinical setting to real life situations. Our therapists are licensed in California, Arizona, Virginia, Nevada and Belgium, offering video and audio sessions during the COVID-19 shelter in place. We can also offer Virtual Reality over telehealth.

Virtual Reality Therapy

Professor Dr. Brenda K. Wiederhold, Ph.D., MBA, BCB, BCN is President of the Virtual Reality Medical Center (VRMC) and currently maintains a private practice on the Scripps Memorial Hospital Campus in La Jolla. She is registered as a Licensed Clinical Psychologist with the California Board of Psychology, the Belgian Commission des Psychologues, Arizona, Virginia and Nevada. Her doctorate is in Clinical Health Psychology, and she is Board Certified in both Biofeedback and Neurofeedback. In 1996 she conducted the first randomised controlled clinical trial using VR and biofeedback to treat fear of flying. In 2006 she conducted the first randomised controlled clinical trial using VR to treat Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans suffering from PTSD. She has conducted over 10,000 VR therapy sessions and given invited lectures and training programs in 29 countries throughout Europe, North America, Asia and the Middle East. A U.S. citizen, Dr. Wiederhold has lived and worked in Asia, Switzerland, Austria and Belgium. She is recognized as an international leader in the treatment of anxiety, phobias, stress, PTSD and pain with VR, biofeedback, and CBT. Learn more at: www.vrphobia.com

Finances

  • Cost per Session: $300
Pay By: Cash, Check, Paypal
We do not bill insurance, but we can provide a statement should you wish to seek reimbursement from your insurance company (Out of network)
Email us or call (858) 384-4355 with questions.

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 23 Years
  • License: California / PSY16840
  • School: California School of Professional Psychology
  • Year Graduated: 1999
Virtual Reality, Psychology License in California, Virginia, Arizona, Nevada and Belgium. Board-certified in Biofeedback/Neurofeedback.

Additional Credentials

  • Degree: California School of Professional Psychology / Ph.D.
  • Year graduated: 1999
  • Degree: Chapman University / MBA
  • Year graduated: 1992
  • Certificate: Biofeedback Certification Institute / Board Certified, Biofeedback
  • Certificate Date: 2000
  • Certificate: Biofeedback Certification Institute / Board Certified, Neurofeedback
  • Certificate Date: 1998

Location

Virtual Reality Medical Center
9834 Genesee Avenue
La Jolla, CA 92037
Call Brenda Wiederhold
(858) 384-4355
Offers online therapy
Other Location +

Additional Location

6540 Lusk Boulevard
San Diego, CA 92121
(858) 384-4355
Specialties
  • Anxiety
  • Stress
  • Chronic Pain
Issues
  • PTSD from Medical or Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Phobias, Panic, Stress Management, Burnout
  • Sleep or Insomnia

Client Focus

Faith: Christian
Age
  • Elders (65+)
  • Adults
Communities
  • Veterans

Programs and Services

Treatment Programs
  • Pain Management

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Biofeedback
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Exposure Response Prevention
  • Prolonged Exposure Therapy
  • Reality Therapy
  • Virtual Reality Exposure Therapy & CBT/Mindfulness
  • Virtual Reality and Biofeedback
Modality
  • Individuals

Links

Our Website
Last Modified: 20 Apr 2022
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Virtual Reality Medical Center

Treatment Center, PhD, MBA, BCB, BCN