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Mac Kelly

Doctoral Student, Clinical Psychology

Mac Kelly

Hometown:

Nashville, Tennessee

Undergraduate/Graduate Institution and Degree:

Kenyon College, Bachelor of Arts in Psychology

University of Pennsylvania, Master in Applied Positive Psychology

Current Program/Degree Pursued:

Clinical Psychology PhD

Year of Matriculation:

2014

Research Interests:

Anxiety Disorders, OCD, mHealth, experience-sampling, dissemination of evidence-based treatments, positive psychology

Publications and Presentations:

Kelly, J. M., Jakubovski, E., Bloch, M.H. (2015). Prognostic subgroups for remission and response in the Coordinated Anxiety Learning and Management (CALM) Trial. Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 76(3), 267-278.

Pushkarskaya, H., Tolin, D., Ruderman, L., Kirshenbaum, A., Kelly, J. M., Pittenger, C., & Levy, I. (2015). Decision-making under uncertainty in obsessive–compulsive disorder. Journal of Psychiatric Research69, 166-173.

Kertz., S. J., Kelly, J. M., Stevens, K. T., Schrock, M., Danitz, S. (2017). A review of empirically supported interventions in free iphone apps for anxiety. Journal of Technology in Behavioral Science. doi:10.1007/s41347-016-0006-y

Conference Presentations:

Kelly, J. M., Ran, D., Ruhde, D., Kramer, S., & Kertz, S. J. (2015). Evaluation of a Smartphone App Targeting Worry in Adults. Poster presented at the annual convention of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies: Chicago, IL.

Kelly, J. M., Kertz, S. J., Wasylink, S., Billingslea, E., Simpson, R., & Pittenger, C. P. (2016). Exploring differences between retrospective and aggregate daily reports of symptoms in adults with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. Poster presented at the annual conference of the Anxiety and Depression Association of America: Philadelphia, PA.

Kelly, J. M., Kertz, S. J., Wasylink, S., Billingslea, E., Simpson, R., Bloch, M.H., Pittenger, C. (2016, October). Exploring retrospective biases in OCD through ambulatory assessment methodology. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, New York, New York.

Pushkarskaya, H., Tolin, D. F., Kelly, J. M., Henick, D., Pittenger, C., & Levy, I. (2016). Value-based decision making in hoarding and comorbid obsessive-compulsive and hoarding disorders. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, New York, NY.

Teaching Experience:

Instructor, Positive Psychology and Social Pyschology
Teaching Assistant for Abnormal Psychology and Personality Psychology

Future Career Plans:

Work in a university-based medical center conducting research and providing clinical services

What Attracted Me to SIU:

Dr. Sarah Kertz’s ABC Research Lab