Dr Sarah Woodhouse

Dr Sarah Woodhouse is a Research Psychologist. For the past seven years she’s been funded by the Medical Research Council (MRC) and the University of Sussex to develop social models of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Her work is part of a new movement within psychology called The Social Cure and helps demonstrate that connection with other people and groups is essential to recovery and well-being. Her work has been published in notable peer-reviewed journals and her national study of birth trauma, conducted in partnership with the NCT, will be published and promoted next year. She received her Doctorate from the University of Sussex in May 2019.

Prior to psychology, Sarah worked in communications and public affairs in London. She has an undergraduate degree in Journalism and Modern Literature from Goldsmiths College (University of London) and a MA in International Relations from Warwick University. She has three young children and currently lives in a beach town in NSW, Australia.