Understanding how psychological dynamics are present in film and the media
Katherine Marshall Woods, Psy.D. is a licensed clinical psychologist whose interest lie in the intersection of psychology and media. She has contributed articles for Huffington Post and the former American Psychological Association’s PsycCRITIQUES and continues to blog with Thrive Global and Medium within this arena. Currently, she consults with screenwriters and authors to accurately integrate psychological aspects into plots and provide character analyses. Also, she is a professor at The George Washington University, guest faculty with the Washington School of Psychiatry, the Assistant Director of Psychology at Psychiatric Institute of Washington and treats patients in private practice. Lastly, Dr. Marshall Woods has lent her expertise to a number of media outlets such as News Channel 8, In Transition, NPR, The Huffington Post and documentary filmmakers.
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