Saundra L. JainBS, MA, PsyD, LPC, MBA
Saundra Jain, MA, PsyD, LPC is an Adjunct Clinical Affiliate for the School of Nursing at The University of Texas, Austin, Texas, USA. She is very focused on wellness and the impact of positive psychology on client outcomes. In 1992, she launched a private practice of psychotherapy where she currently provides services for a wide range of mental health issues. Dr. Jain is a co-creator of the WILD 5 Wellness Program, which combines five elements of wellness (exercise, mindfulness, sleep, social connectedness, and nutrition) into a prescriptive, easy-to-follow wellness program. She is very active in the area of peer-to-peer education especially in the disease states of depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety disorders, and ADHD. Another strong clinical and educational interest involves a differential diagnosis of major psychiatric disorders.
She obtained her Master's degree from the University of Houston–Clear Lake and a Doctoral degree from Southern California University for Professional Studies; she is a Licensed Professional Counselor. She 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 in both the private and the public sector. 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.