Ann R. Wycoff, Ph.D.
Licensed Psychologist and Clinical Director
Dr. Wycoff has practiced as a psychologist for 25 years treating teens, young adults, and adults. Her specialties include: anxiety and depression, marital and family issues, adjustment to life transitions, gender and identity issues, women’s issues, career issues, and increasing efficiency at work. Dr. Wycoff also conducts psychological testing and assessment. Dr. Wycoff uses cognitive-behavioral therapy and other treatment modalities.
“I have the best job in the world. I get to see people get better every day!”
Major: Clinical Psychology 1989 – 1993
Licensed Clinical Psychologist and Clinical Director
The Practice of Bruce Hubbard MD, San Diego, CA
Responsibilities include managing all clinical and staff operations for the psychiatric and TMS clinic of Bruce Hubbard MD. In this role Dr. Wycoff oversees all administrative and staff operations, including setting strategic direction and creating and approving clinical approaches and directions for the practice. Together with Dr. Hubbard, Dr. Wycoff created, developed and manages the TMS program. She has conducted initial TMS consults and has personally followed the progress of over 500 TMS patients. She manages communication between TMS treaters, the TMS Coordinator, TMS patients, Dr. Hubbard and Rizwan Khan. Dr. Wycoff is also a clinical psychotherapy provider and manages patient-to-provider matching and oversight of treatment progress and the overall success of the practice.
Responsibilities include performing individual and family psychotherapy, conducting psychological assessments for diagnostic and forensic purposes, conducting clinical assessment and treatment of Adult and Child Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and Autistic Spectrum Disorder, and counseling families of children with Attention Deficit Disorder and Autistic Spectrum Disorder. Specialties include treatment of depression and anxiety through the use of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and through education, training in behavior management techniques, group therapy, and referral for medication evaluation.
Founder and Director
Safe and Sound Nannies, San Diego, CA.
Responsibilities included starting up and managing a placement agency employing proprietary personality screening of applicants; developed, normed and implemented a standardized, statistically validated personality screen (normed on over 6,000 candidates); interfaced with a wide variety of families seeking full
time care for their children, assessing each family’s specific
needs and matching them with the best candidates who
became their long term employees.
The Center for Focus and Productivity, La Jolla, CA.
Responsibilities included developing strategies to maximize workforce productivity for local and international client organizations; coached individual managers and employees to enhance performance and resolve problematic work behaviors;
developed and implemented assessment instruments and training modules.
(1993 – 2000)
Conducted psychological assessments of plaintiffs and defendants in civil cases while working closely with Bruce Hubbard, M.D. and Reid Meloy, Ph.D.
Pre and Post-doctoral Intern
Neil Ribner, Ph.D. San Diego, CA
Conducted individual, group and family psychotherapy in private practice under the supervision of Neil Ribner, Ph.D.
Alvarado Parkway Institute, La Mesa, CA.
Conducted psychological assessments, administered individual and group therapy and conducted didactic training for adult patients with a broad range of diagnoses including substance abuse disorder, borderline personality disorder, ADHD, and various anxiety disorders. Didactic training for patients included Cognitive Therapy and basic life management skills such as managing impulses, managing time, interpersonal skills, problem solving, and understanding cause and effect.
Pre-doctoral Intern, School Counselor
Our Lady of Grace School, La Mesa, CA.
Conducted child and family therapy, assessed and treated ADHD in children, gave group presentations to community members, taught self-management skills to children with hyperactivity and attentional deficits including organizing, problem solving, self-reinforcement, and social skills.
Trainer and Consultant
San Diego Police Department, San Diego, CA
Trained detectives and officers using cognitive techniques and stress reduction techniques as part of research project to control high blood pressure in high stress jobs.