Licensed Psychologist
— Board Certified in Behavioral and Cognitive Psychology
EMDRIA Certified in EMDR Therapy



(480) 784-7561
(602) 494-3131 Fax

Challenges I Work With

  • PTSD
  • Trauma-related disorders
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Anger management
  • Couples counseling

Dr. Garcia is a licensed psychologist and board certified in Behavioral and Cognitive Psychology by the American Board of Professional Psychology. He provides psychotherapy services to adults and couples and is dedicated to helping clients who struggle with trauma, depression, anxiety, worry, interpersonal connections, low self-esteem, and general life stress. Specializing in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dr. Garcia employs research-supported interventions tailored to meet clients’ goals, preferences, and personalities. Under his care, clients will develop skills and acquire tools to cope with current and future challenges. Dr. Garcia adheres to the best psychological practices and ensures the highest standard of client-care, as he guides his clients on their path of healing.

Professional Associations

  • Arizona Psychological Association
  • Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies


  • United States Army Reserves, Combat Medic, Honorable Discharge
  • Married over 20 years
  • Two teenage daughters

Advanced Practice Credentials

  • Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR)
  • Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT)
  • Prolonged Exposure (PE)
  • Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT)
  • Exposure Response Prevention (ERP)
  • Integrative Coupes Behaviors Therapy (ICBT)

A Little About Me

I Grew Up In…

Colorado River Indian Reservation, near Parker, AZ


Spending time with my family

Favorite Books/Movie/Music/Foods/Band/etc.

Books = Daring Bravely, Brene Brown
Movie = Gladiator
Food = Chile Rellenos
Bands = Michael Jackson

I’m Known For…

Being a “family man”

One Person I Wish I Could Meet or Could Have Met

Abraham Lincoln

Something I’m Very Proud Of

Raising 2 happy daughters

The Craziest Thing I’ve Done

Hiked the Grand Canyon in one day

My Greatest Annoyance

Not having enough hours in the day

An Important Thing I Learned as a Child or Teen


My Worst Job Ever

Guiding a crop dusting plane as it sprayed fields with pesticides

A Favorite Quote

Serenity Prayer

“God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change,
Courage to change the things I can,
And wisdom to know the difference.”
— Reinhold Niebuhr

Somethings I Would Love to Achieve

“grow old with my wife”
“see my daughters accomplish their dreams”

One Item I Should Definitely Get Rid of But Probably Won’t

Military gear

One of My Favorite Games/Toys When I Was a Child

Stretch Arm Strong

Something That Really Annoys Me

Texting while driving


My Office

My Office


Where I Work

Scottsdale Office

8124 E Cactus Road
Suite 410
Scottsdale, AZ 85260

(480) 784-7561
(602) 494-3131 Fax

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