Dr. Wendy Tayer, PHD

Clinical Psychology  |  
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Dr. Wendy Tayer, PHD
Wendy Tayer, PhD, is a licensed psychologist who helps people cope more effectively with mental health problems, including life stressors and adaptational challenges. As a trained health psychologist, Dr. Tayer’s expertise involves helping people make behavioral choices that promote better health and prevent illness. She specializes in treating chronic illness and pain, anxiety and depression. Dr. Tayer cares mainly for seniors, graduate and undergraduate students at UC San Diego, and adult patients with chronic diseases. She also serves as on-call psychologist in the Emergency Department. Dr. Tayer has a special interest in aging, women’s health and behavioral medicine. As an assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry, Dr. Tayer supervises graduate psychology students in the Pain Intensive Outpatient Program. She speaks on numerous topics, including health psychology, coping with stress, working with seniors, and healthy aging. Dr. Tayer earned a PhD in clinical psychology from California School of Professional Psychology (now Alliant International University), where she also obtained a master’s degree. She is a member of the American Psychological Association, the San Diego Psychological Association and the Association of Contextual Behavioral Science. Outside of work, Dr. Tayer enjoys spending time with family and friends, walking her dog, running her book club, ushering at local theaters, cooking and traveling. She also enjoys staying lives an active lifestyle, through regularly participating in water exercise, gyrokinesis and hiking.

UC San Diego Health

8950 Villa La Jolla Dr

La Jolla, CA 92037

Contact Information

(858) 657-7000

Dr. Wendy Tayer, PHD

Dr. Wendy Tayer, PHD

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  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan

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  • Clinical Psychology
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  • English

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