Kelly McClure, Ph.D.
Chair & Associate Professor
Wister Hall M-12
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. She is currently an Associate Editor for the American Psychological Association Journal Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice. In her free time, Dr. McClure enjoys hiking and creative writing.
Areas of Expertise
- Social problem solving
- Licensed Psychologist (Pennsylvania)
- Postdoctoral: The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Division of Oncology
- Ph.D. Clinical Psychology, Drexel University
- M.A., Clinical Psychology, Drexel University
- B.A., Psychology, Loyola University Maryland
- PSY 330 Research Design I
- PSY 331 Research Design II
- PSY 711: Human Diversity
- PSY 794: Practicum Seminar
- PSY 795: Practicum Seminar
Lutz, H.R., McClure, K.S., & Armstrong, S. (2017). Social problem solving and adolescent alcohol use within the context of well-established risk factors for adolescent alcohol use. Journal of Child and Adolescent Substance Abuse, 26 (3), 229-241. Doi: 10.1080.1067828X.2017.1292977
Tverdov, A., McClure, K.S., Brownsberger, M. & Armstrong, S.L. (2016). Family Needs at a Post-Acute Rehabilitation Setting and Suggestions for Supports, Brain Injury. Doi: 10.3109/02699052.2015.1113566
Nezu, A. M., McClure, K. S., & Nezu, C. M. (2016). The assessment of depression. In P. Fisher & A. Wells (Eds.), Treating depression: MCT, CBT and Third Wave Therapies. Chichester, UK: John Wiley & Sons.
McClure, K.S., Nezu, A.M., Nezu, C.M., O’Hea, E.L., & McMahon, C. (2010). Social problem solving and depression in couples coping with cancer. Psycho-Oncology, 21, 11-19. doi: 10.1002/pon.1856
Markman, E., McClure, K.S., McMahon, C., & Zelikovsky, N. (November, 2018). Problem solving as a predictor of posttraumatic growth in postoperative breast cancer survivors. Poster accepted for presentation at the 52nd Annual Convention of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Washington, DC.
Sokol, A., Goldbacher, E., McMahon, C., & McClure, K. (2016). Interoceptive awareness and emotional eating: The role of appetite and emotional awareness. Poster presented at the 37th Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, Washington DC.
Hye, K. McClure, K.S., (August 2016). The relationship between clinician social problem solving and ethical decision-making in HIV/AIDS Mental Health Care. Poster presented at the 22nd South African Psychology Congress of the Psychological Society of South Africa.
Hartwig, A., McClure, K. S., Brownsberger, M. G., & Armstrong, S. (2014). Exploring Family Members’ Perceived Needs, Problem-Solving Styles, Quality of Life, and Levels of Distress in a Post-Acute Community-Based Rehabilitation Setting. Poster presented at the Annual Rehabilitation Psychology Conference, San Antonio, Texas.
- Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies
- Pennsylvania Psychology Association
- American Psychological Association