Sara Elkins, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychology,
College of Human Sciences and Humanities
Sara Elkins, Ph.D., is an assistant professor of clinical psychology. She earned her
doctorate in clinical psychology from the University of Tennessee and completed a
pre-doctoral internship and post-doctoral fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine,
Texas Children's Hospital.
Her program of research focuses on behavioral interventions for externalizing problems such as aggression, oppositionality, and ADHD. In particular, her lab's research emphasizes construction of models of risk and resiliency for child externalizing behavior and conducting outcome studies of technology-enhanced treatments for ODD and ADHD.
Dr. Elkins has experience conducting cognitive and behavioral interventions with adults, teens, and children. Her clinical specialty areas include behavioral parent training interventions for child disruptive behaviors, and CBT treatment of child and adolescent anxiety and mood disorders. See Dr. Elkins' vitae for more information.
Currently, Dr. Elkins has an active research lab, and she has several ongoing projects
that involve both undergraduate and graduate students. She will be taking doctoral
students for the 2018-2019 academic year.