Breaking Bad Health Habits and Developing Good Habits for Working from Home


Presented by Dr. Douglas Woods, Dean of the Marquette University Graduate School and Professor of Psychology in the Klingler College of Arts and Sciences

As an expert on the treatment of Tourette syndrome and habit disorders, Dr. Woods will offer tips for breaking bad habits to help prevent the transmission of disease — how to stop touching your face, etc. He will also offer advice on developing and maintaining good habits for being productive while working remotely.

Doug Woods, Ph.D., is a professor of psychology and dean of the Graduate School at Marquette University. Dr. Woods has extensive expertise in developing Habit Reversal Therapy, was the lead author of the CBIT treatment manual and a co-PI on the grants funding primary outcome studies testing CBIT in both children and adults. Dr. Woods also developed the current structure and content of the Tourette Association of America’s Behavior Therapy Institute and is the primary BTI trainers. Dr. Woods is a current member and former co-chair of the Tourette Association’s Medical Advisory Board, a founding member of TA’s Behavioral Sciences Consortium, and was a member of the OC-and Related Disorders Workgroup for the World Health Organization’s revision of the ICD-10. Dr. Woods has authored or co-authored over 200 papers or chapters, and authored or co-authored books on Tic Disorders, Trichotillomania, and other habitual behavior problems. Dr. Woods’ work has primarily concentrated on understanding and treating tic disorders in typically developing children and adults. During the course of his career, Dr. Woods has developed, tested, and disseminated effective and widely used protocols for treating these disorders. Dr. Woods has served as a mentor to 13 Ph.D. grads, all but one of whom are in positions with online research expectations.



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