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About Me


Dr. Wooten works with individuals, couples, families and groups specializing in traditional and experiential approaches to therapy. With over 20 years experience as a clinician, university professor, consultant and professional trainer Dr. Wooten has worked with a broad spectrum of clients and concerns. Presenting problems have ranged from parenting issues with children and teens to marital discord and from depression and anxiety to wanting to maximize potential in one's life.

In addition, Dr. Wooten has presented at national and international conferences, as well as to general audiences, on topics ranging from enhancing  personal and marital relationships to body/mind psychotherapy. Furthermore, a significant area of interest and focus is sports counseling and sport enhancement. Dr. Wooten has worked with elite, college and professional athletes, as well as, school aged and high school athletes.


B.A. North Carolina State

M.A. Appalachian State University

Ph.D. UNC-Greensboro

License and Certifications 

Licensed Professional Counselor and Supervisor

Registered Somatic Movement Therapist (ISMETA)

Certified Hypnotherapist and trainer

Certified Breaththerapist and trainer

Certified SomaSoul Practitioner (body centered Gestalt Psychotherapy)

Certified Shake Your Soul Teacher (movement/dance modality)

Nia 1st Degree Black Belt

Authentic Movement (facilitating group and individual sessions)

Additional Training (sample)

Diversity and multicultural issues, EFT, EMDR, Release therapy, Contemplative Prayer, Theophostic Prayer, Meditation, Guided Imagery, Energy work, Body/Mind psychotherapy,EEG Spectrum Neurofeedback training, Institute Shamanic Studies, Integration Concepts, IFS