Douglas Woods, Ph.D.

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Douglas Woods, Ph.D.Marquette University

Holthusen Hall, 305A

MilwaukeeWI53201United States of America
(414) 288-3769

Dean of the Graduate School

Graduate School



Research Lab: Behavior Therapy and Research Lab


Ph.D., Western Michigan University (1999)

Courses Taught

Dr. Woods enjoys teaching Introductory Psychology, Abnormal Psychology, and Applied Behavioral Principles at the undergraduate level and Clinical Research Methods and Empirically Supported Interventions at the graduate level. Dr. Woods is a licensed clinical psychologist and supervises clinical practica.

Research Interests

Dr. Woods’ interests are in understanding, developing treatments for, and disseminating behavioral interventions for children and adults with Tourette syndrome, trichotillomania and other OCD-spectrum disorders. Dr. Woods operates the Tic and OCD-Spectrum Disorders Clinic at Marquette University as part of his research. Major ongoing lab projects include evaluating the efficacy of various therapist training protocols on therapist and patient outcomes in children with tic disorders, enhancing behavior therapy outcomes in children with tic disorders, and understanding factors that control the expression and suppression of OCD-spectrum conditions. Dr. Woods is primarily interested in training students who desire a career in research in either traditional University or Academic Medical center settings.


Dr. Woods’ work can be viewed by clicking on the following link to Google Scholar

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Department of Psychology
Cramer Hall, 317
604 N. 16th St.
Milwaukee, WI 53233
(414) 288-7218

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