Contact UsRequest InformationStudent Financial ServicesGraduate Housing

Untitled Document

Kelly S. McClure
Associate Professor, Department of Psychology

Contact Information
Office: Wister M-8
Phone: 215-951-1350
Fax: 215-951-5140


Dr. McClure is a cognitive-behaviorally oriented clinical psychologist with expertise in the treatment and assessment of depression, social problem solving, problem-solving therapy, and psycho-oncology.  She has published books, book chapters, and peer-reviewed articles in all of these areas.  In addition, she regularly presents her research at the annual convention of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapy.

In her free time, Dr. McClure enjoys hiking and creative writing.

Areas of Expertise
Depression, social problem solving, psycho-oncology


  • B.A., Psychology, Loyola University, Maryland
  • M.A., Clinical Psychology, Drexel University
  • Ph.D. Clinical Psychology, Drexel University
  • Postdoctoral: The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Division of  Oncology
  • Licenses: Licensed Psychologist (Pennsylvania)


  • PSY 794:  Practicum Seminar
  • PSY 795: Practicum Seminar

Representative Publications
Walters-Bugbee, S., McClure, K. S., Kral, T. V. E., & Sarwer, D. (2012).  Maternal Eating Behaviors and Child Feeding Practices of Women with Extreme Obesity and Women Who Have Undergone Bariatric Surgery.  Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases.

Nezu, A. M., McClure, K. S., & Nezu, C. M. (in press). Assessment of depression. In P. Fisher & A. Wells (Eds.), Treating depression: Principles and practice. Chichester, UK: John Wiley & Sons.

Block-Lerner, J., McClure, K.S., Gardner, F., & Wolanin, A.T. (2012).  Unique roles for students in practitioner-focused doctoral programs:  Mentoring practices for an evolving landscape.  Journal of Cognitive Psychotherapy: An International Quarterly, 26, 210-225.

Representative Presentations

Moshos, T.P., McClure, K.S., Trunzo, J., Samter, W., Morse, C.R., & Volkman, J.E. (November, 2012) Social Problem Solving as a Predictor of Emotional Eating in College Students.  Poster presented at the 46th Annual Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapy Conference, National Harbor, MD.

Donahue, J.J., McClure, K.S., & Caraballo, L. (April, 2012) An Empirical Examination of the Relationship between Emotion Dysregulation and Psychopathic Personality Characteristics. Poser presented at the Annual Convention of the American Psychology and Law Society.

Walls, M.T., & McClure, K.S. (April, 2011). Parents Ratings of the PedsQL4.0 in Relationship to Desire of Timing for Psychosocial Treatment. Poster presented at the National Conference in Pediatric Psychology, San Antonio, TX.

Professional Memberships
Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies
Pennsylvania Psychology Association
American Psychological Association

© Copyright 2014 La Salle University