Marie-Christine Goodworth

Marie-Christine Goodworth, PhD

Associate Professor of Clinical Psychology

Specialties & Research Areas: Health Psych, Assessment



Marie-Christine Goodworth earned a PhD in counseling psychology from Arizona State University, and master's and bachelor's degrees in clinical psychology from Wheaton College. Her postdoctoral fellowship in health psychology was at the Medical College of Georgia, where she performed clinical and research activities with adult medical populations (multiple sclerosis, breast cancer and HIV).

She completed an American Psychological Association-approved clinical psychology internship with the Southern Arizona Veterans Affairs Health Care System and has supervised doctoral clinical students in integrated primary care clinics at Oregon Health Sciences University and Providence Medical Center. Current research interests involve coping with chronic illness, including tinnitus (at the Portland Veterans Affairs Medical Center), caregiver health, and positive health psychology. She continues to seek out international opportunities, having lived in France and the Slovak Republic.

Her hobbies include parenting of two young children, watching Westerns with her husband, international travel and language learning, walking/running, and gardening.