Adjunct Clinical Affiliate
The University of Texas at Austin
Saundra Jain, MA, PsyD, LPC is an Adjunct Clinical Affiliate for the School of Nursing at The University of Texas, Austin, Texas. In 1992, as a licensed professional counselor, she launched a private practice of psychotherapy where she currently provides services for a wide range of mental health issues. Her research explores the connection between wellness-enhancing practices and improvements in disease and wellness markers, as well as its anti-inflammatory effects. Dr. Jain is co-founder of WILD 5 Wellness, a wellness intervention that combines five elements of wellness (exercise, mindfulness, sleep, social connectedness, and nutrition) into a prescriptive, easy-to-follow program.
Dr. Jain obtained her master's degree from the University of Houston–Clear Lake and a doctoral degree from Southern California University for Professional Studies, and demonstrated her professional versatility by obtaining an MBA from Texas Woman's University. She has extensive clinical training in multiple sites, covering the gamut of childhood, adolescent and adult experiences. She was selected for a Postgraduate Clinical Fellowship at the University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas where she trained in the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.