Sarah B. Woods Ph.D., LMFT

Sarah B. Woods, Ph.D., LMFT, is an Assistant Professor and Director of Behavioral Health at UT Southwestern Medical Center, where she teaches in the Department of Family and Community Medicine. She is a licensed marriage and family therapist, TEDx speaker, and researcher who studies how family relationships get under our skin to impact our physical health.

Published in top academic journals, and presented nationally and internationally, her work has also been featured by CNN, U.S. News & World Report, Huffington Post, and NPR, among others. Sarah’s research dovetails with her award-winning focus on mental health advocacy, as well as her emphasis on the craft of teaching and supervising developing therapists.

To this end, she recently co-edited the book Case Studies in Couple and Family Therapy: Through the Lens of Early Career Professionals (Routledge). Sarah is also a producer and co-host of the podcast Attached which discusses the power of close relationships and debunks bad relationship advice using science. Learn more by following @SWoodsieB on Twitter or @AttachedPodcast on Twitter and Instagram.

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In Sickness and in Health

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