Cody, Meghan W.

Meghan W. Cody

Meghan W. Cody


Assistant Professor

Dr. Meghan Cody is an assistant professor of Clinical Psychology.  She received her PhD and MA in clinical psychology from the University of Virginia and her BA in psychology and English from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  She completed a clinical internship at the Alpert Medical School of Brown University and a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Memphis.

Dr. Cody has clinical experience with a variety of patient populations, including cancer patients and survivors of intimate partner violence.  She specializes in the use of cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) for anxiety, mood, and traumatic stress disorders.  Her current teaching responsibilities include cognitive assessment, personality and psychopathology, and CBT. 

Dr. Cody leads a research group, the Transdiagnostic Interventions & Mechanisms of Emotion (TIME) lab, which studies cognitive-behavioral processes in anxiety, trauma, and adjustment to stress.  Dr. Cody has published her work in peer-reviewed journals and has made over 30 presentations at scientific conferences.  As a graduate student, Dr. Cody received the Maury Pathfinder Award for the best master’s thesis in the UVA psychology department.

Dr. Cody is an active member of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, where she serves as a moderator for the Social Networking Media Committee.  She is also active in the Southeastern Psychological Association and was a 2016 Early Career Research Award Finalist.  Dr. Cody has been inducted into the Phi Beta Kappa and Psi Chi honors societies and has won research scholarships and grants from the American Psychological Foundation, Brown University, and Mercer University.


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