Kathleen M. Palm Reed, Ph.D.
|Dr. Palm Reed received a B.S. from James Madison University in 1996, an M.A. in Clinical Psychology from Minnesota State University, Mankato in 1998, and a Ph.D. from the University of Nevada, Reno in 2004. She completed her predoctoral internship and postdoctoral fellowship at Brown University. Dr. Palm Reed has been at Clark since 2007.
Current Research and Teaching
Dr. Palm Reed's current research interests include examining the role of emotion regulation (e.g. distress tolerance) in nicotine dependence and other substance use disorders and treatment development for co-occurring substance use and anxiety disorders. As Clinical Coordinator for the clinical psychology graduate training program, Dr. Palm Reed teaches psychotherapy practicum, advanced psychotherapy practicum, and clinical workshop. Her clinical interests include substance use disorders, posttraumatic stress disorder, interpersonal violence, and acceptance-based behavior therapies.
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Palm, K. M., Abrantes, A. M., Strong, D. R., Ramsey, S. E., & Brown, R. A. (2009). Smoking characteristics of adolescent smokers with posttraumatic stress disorder in an inpatient hospital setting. Journal of Dual Diagnosis, 5, 14-29.
Palm, K.M., Strong, D.R., & MacPherson, L. (2009). Evaluating symptom expression as a function of a posttraumatic stress disorder severity. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 23, 27-37.
Brown, R.A., Palm, K.M., Strong, D.R., Lejuez, C.W., Kahler, C.W., Zvolensky, M.J. et al. (2008). Distress tolerance treatment for early lapse smokers: Rationale, program description, and preliminary findings. Behavior Modification, 32, 302-332.
Palm, K.M. & Follette, V.M. (2008). Sexual victimization and physical health: an examination of explanatory mechanisms. Journal of Child Sexual Abuse, 17.
Palm, K.M., & Strong, D.R. (2007). Using item response theory to examine the White Bear Suppression Inventory. Personality and Individual Differences, 42, 87-98.Palm, K.M. (2007). Addictive behaviors: An RFT-enhanced theory of addiction. In J. Kanter & D. Woods (Eds.). Understanding Behavior Disorders: A Contemporary Behavioral Perspective. Reno, NV: Context Press.
Follette, V.M., Palm, K.M., & Pearson, A. (2006). Mindfulness and trauma: Implications for treatment. Journal of Rational Emotive and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, 24, 45-61.