College of Human Sciences, Department of Community, Family and Addiction Services
Dr. Dsauza is a Marriage and Family Therapist with a specialization in addiction and eating disorders. She is currently investigating food addiction and binge eating disorder. Within these areas she is examining gender differences, family functioning, history of addiction and mental illness. To conduct these studies she uses a variety of techniques that include quantitative and qualitative analyses, and hopes to begin using FNIR technology in the near future. Dsauza received her PhD in Marriage and Family Therapy from Texas Tech University in 2013. Prior to joining the ADRS program, she was a Postdoctoral Research Associate in the Department of Community, Family and Addiction Services.