Vincent A. Intoccia

Dr. Vincent A. Intoccia, Psy.D.

Profession:

Psy.D. Clinical Psychology

Office:

Park Plaza

Office Phone:

205-874-7844

Office Fax:

205-874-7848

Education:

Auburn University, B.S. in Psychology (1999)

Western Kentucky University, MS in Clinical Psychology (2001)

Spalding University, Psy.D. in Clinical Health Psychology (2007)

Vanderbilt University and Tennessee Valley Veteran's Health Care System, predoctoral Internship (2006/2007)

Expertise:

Dr. Intoccia provides individual psychotherapy to clients ages 21 to 70. He provides a range of services to address mood, anxiety, grief, sleep/insomnia, chronic pain, and health adjustment concerns. Dr. Intoccia focuses primarily on the delivery of evidence-based psychotherapy in a protocol driven fashion. While he personalizes his approach to each client, he most commonly unitizes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Mindfulness, and Existential modalities. Dr. Intoccia's primary clinical expertise is in providing treatment for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Trauma Reactions. He has been extensively trained, and provides resident training at the Tuscaloosa Veteran's Affairs Medical Center, on the use of Prolonged Exposure Therapy (PE) a "gold standard" treatment for PTSD. This is a highly effective, protocol driven approach, which has been shown (nearly 30 years of research) to significantly reduce or eliminate PTSD and Trauma Reaction symptoms in as little as 12 weeks. In addition, PE also has a robust literature base showing it to be effective in the treatment of panic disorder, phobias, and social anxiety.

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