Doctoral Student, Clinical Psychology
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:
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 Research, 69, 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
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.
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