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James M. Wood

James M. Wood

Associate Professor of Psychology, Moody Theological Seminary
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  • School:
    Graduate/Seminary in Michigan
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  • Start Date:
    July 2013
  • Personal Information:

    ​Dr. Wood began teaching classes in counseling psychology at MTS-Michigan in the fall of 2001. In addition to that he has taught and counseled for a number of years at a Christian school, worked as a staff psychologist at Pine Rest Christian Hospital in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and has also worked as a consulting psychologist for various school districts, church and missions organizations. Additionally, he has maintained a private clinical practice for over 15 years. Dr. Wood's private practice has focused on work with children, adults and families.

  • Educational Background:

    BS, Wayne State University
    MS, University of Detroit
    PsyS, University of Detroit
    PhD University of Detroit
    Licensed Psychologist

  • Professional/Personal Interests:


    • Fully Licensed Psychologist in Michigan
    • Fully Certified School Psychologist
    • Listed: National Register of Health Care Providers

    Professional/Personal Background:

    • Teacher/Counselor, Southfield Christian School, Southfield, Michigan
    • Staff Psychologist, Pine Rest Christian Hospital, Grand Rapids, Michigan
    • School Psychologist, South Lake Schools, St. Clair Shores, Michigan
    • Psychologist Consultant, Oakland ISD, Waterford, Michigan
    • Private Practice Psychologist (Children, Adolescents, Adults), Farmington, Michigan
    • Short-term missions (teaching Marriage and Family at L'viv Bible College, Ukraine) through SEND International


    • American Association of Christian Counselors
    • Christian Association for Psychological Studies
    • American Psychological Association
    • American Association of Marriage & Family Therapists;