Behavior Therapy for Tourette Syndrome in Children and Comprehensive Behavioral Intervention for Tics (CBIT)
Douglas Woods, Ph.D.
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Dr. Woods discusses the research background and rationale for behavior therapy for Tourette Syndrome in children and CBIT. He demonstrates function based assessment and intervention along with habit reversal training. Lastly, a live recording of a sample session is provided.
Douglas Woods, Ph.D. is a Professor of Psychology at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Dr. Woods received his Ph.D. from Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, Michigan. He has been the PI or Co-PI for several NIH and TSA funded treatment studies for Trichotillomania and Tourette's syndrome. His research interests include tic disorders, impulse-control disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and behavioral therapy. Dr. Woods is also a member of the Medical Advisory Board for the Tourette's Syndrome Association. He has published more than 120 scientific articles, presented more than 127 papers at National and International Meetings, and is the author/editor of 8 books. Financial disclosures: Research support from NIMH and Tourette's Syndrome Association; Speaking Honoraria from Tourette's Syndrome Association and various academic institutions; Royalties from Guilford, Oxford, Context Press and Springer Press.