Dr. Hodges attended Southern Methodist University. He earned both a master’s degree and doctorate in clinical psychology. While at SMU, Dr. Hodges contributed to a number of scholarly articles and national presentations on the subject of cognitive vulnerability to depression. Dr. Hodges joined the teaching staff at Baylor College of Medicine/Texas Children's Hospital in exploring the neuropsychiatric correlates of Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Dr. Hodges and his research team were nationally recognized for their scientific contributions to the field of pediatric neuroscience.
In addition to his work as a clinical psychologist, Dr. Hodges has received additional intensive training in bariatric behavioral health. He has worked for several years as a bariatric psychologist at New You Bariatric Center as well as My New Beginning at City Hospital at White Rock.
Dr. Hodges has lived in Dallas since 2006. He is happily married and has a little girl. He works with his wife, who is a bariatric surgeon at New You Bariatric Center.