Psychology & Counseling

Sarah Sass, Ph.D.

Sarah Sass, Ph.D.

Title: Associate Professor of Psychology
Department: Psychology & Counseling
Building: HPR 212
Phone: 903.566.7239


  • Ph.D. University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
  • M.A. University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
  • B.A. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis


Professional & Research Interests

Sarah Sass conducts research on the treatment and prevention of high levels of anxiety and depression. She approaches this work using various methods, including psychophysiological ones. The work aligns with culturally-informed treatment approaches and delivery methods that reduce barriers to care, particularly in rural populations. She collaborates in this work with faculty in psychology, counseling, education and engineering, has published articles in top-tier journals, and teaches courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels including abnormal psychology, applied therapy skills, cultural diversity, and cognitive behavioral treatment approaches.

Curriculum Vitae