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David Wood

Associate Professor
Social Work, School of Social Work

2177 JFSB
Provo, UT 84602


David earned his doctorate in counseling psychology from Arizona State University. He holds a masters in counseling psychology from Central Washington University and a masters in social work from University of Utah. He has also studied at Utah State University and Brigham Young University-Idaho. He is a licensed psychologist and uniformed clinical psychologist for the Army National Guard.

Research Interests

Help-seeking behavior and suicide prevention for military service members and Veterans.

Teaching Interests

David enjoys teaching clinical application courses, including psychotherapy models and psychopathology (DSM) as well as a graduate clinical practicum course.


  • MSW, Social Work , University of Utah (2016)
  • PhD, Counseling Psychology , Arizona State University (2004)
  • MS, Counseling Psychology , Central Washington University (2000)
  • BS, Psychology , Utah State University (1998)
  • Associates, General Education , BYU-Idaho (1995)


  • Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (2017 - 2023)

Courses Taught