Graduate School
University of Rochester (2006), Marriage and Family Therapy
Graduate School
Florida State University (2012), Marriage and Family Therapy


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Linking family and intimate partner relationships to chronic pain: An application of the biobehavioral family model.
Signs TL, Woods SB, Fam Syst Health 2020 Jan
Family versus intimate partners: Estimating who matters more for health in a 20-year longitudinal study.
Woods SB, Priest JB, Roberson PNE, J Fam Psychol 2019 Nov
The Critical Need to Recognize That Families Matter for Adult Health: A Systematic Review of the Literature.
Woods SB, Bridges K, Carpenter EN, Fam Process 2019 Nov
Close relationships as a contributor to chronic pain pathogenesis: Predicting pain etiology and persistence.
Woods SB, Priest JB, Kuhn V, Signs T, Soc Sci Med 2019 Sep 237 112452
Implementing integrated behavioral health: Testing associations between shared clinical time and space and provider referrals.
Hiefner AR, Woods SB, Fam Syst Health 2019 Jun
Goal setting in couple and family therapy
Woods, S B Encyclopedia of couple and family therapy 2019
Biopsychosocial theories
Woods, SB APA handbooks in psychology series. APA handbook of contemporary family psychology: Vol. 1. Foundations, methods, and contemporary issues across the lifespan 2019 75-92
In sickness and in health: the longitudinal associations between marital dissatisfaction, depression and spousal health
Woods SB, Priest JB, Signs TL, Maier CA Journal of Family Therapy 2019 1 41
PedHITSS: A Screening Tool to Detect Childhood Abuse in Clinical Settings.
Shakil A, Day PG, Chu J, Woods SB, Bridges K Fam Med 2018 11 50 10 763-769
In Our Lives and Under Our Skin: An Investigation of Specific Psychobiological Mediators Linking Family Relationships and Health Using the Biobehavioral Family Model.
Priest JB, Roberson PNE, Woods SB Fam Process 2018 Mar


Featured Books Legend Featured Books

Case Studies in Couple and Family Therapy: Through the Lens of Early Career Professionals

Connie Cornwell, Sarah Woods (Ed.) (2020). Routledge

Honors & Awards

  • Excellence in the Media
    American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (2017)
  • Special Recognition Award
    Texas Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (2017)
  • Dissertation Award
    American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (2013)