William Norwood, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Clinical Psychology,
College of Human Sciences and Humanities
William D. Norwood is an associate professor of clinical psychology. He received his
doctorate from the University of Houston and is a licensed psychologist in the State
of Texas. He completed his internship training in clinical and forensic psychology
at the U.S. Federal Bureau of Prisons' eastern psychiatric facility for federal detainees
at Butner, North Carolina, now the Butner Federal Correctional Complex, and the University
of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
His interests include problems at the intersection of psychology and law, including antisocial behavior, substance abuse, domestic violence, child abuse, homelessness, forensic psychological assessment; empirically-supported treatments for multi-problem populations such as children of battered women and homeless substance abusers; and behavioral interventions targeting mindfulness and acceptance processes, such as acceptance and commitment therapy).
Dr. Norwood is a charter member of the Association for Contextual Behavioral Science and was recently co-director of the annual meeting of that organization held at UHCL in conjunction with the Acceptance and Commitment Therapy Third Annual Summer Institute.
Currently, Dr. Norwood will be taking students for the 2018-2019 academic year.