Jessica Collins, PsyD

Jessica Collins, PsyD

Jessica Collins, PsyD, is a Psychologist in the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and the Department of Anesthesiology & Critical Care Medicine at CHOP.

Locations: Main Campus
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training

Medical School

PsyD in Clinical Psychology - La Salle University, Philadelphia, PA

Internship

Pediatric Psychology - Kennedy Krieger Institute/Johns Hopkins School of Medicine Baltimore, MD

Fellowship

Pediatric Psychology - Kennedy Krieger Institute/Johns Hopkins School of Medicine Baltimore, MD

Graduate Degree

MA in Clinical Psychology - La Salle University, Philadelphia, PA

MS in Psychology - Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA

Titles and Academic Titles

Clinical Psychologist

Departments and Services

Publications

Abstracts

2015

Collins, J., Cardaciotto, L., Goldbacher, E., & Moon, S. (2015). Comparing food thought suppression and cognitive restraint on eating behaviors (Doctoral dissertation abstract). Graduate Annuals, 2015. La Salle University.

Posters and Presentations

2014

Collins, J., Cardaciotto, L., Goldbacher, E., Moon, S., La Grotte, C., Oddo, J., et al. Comparing food thought suppression and cognitive restraint on eating behaviors. Poster presented at Society of Behavioral Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

2013

Kamath, A., Collins, J., Hendricks, M., & Slifer, K. (2013). Healthcare provider satisfaction of pediatric psychology consultation-liaison services: A clinical practice review. Poster presented at the Society of Pediatric Psychology, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Collins, J., Kamath, A., Bierenbaum, M., Slifer, K., & Hendricks, M. (2013). Pediatric psychology consultation-liaison services: A clinical practice review. Poster presented at the Society of Behavioral Medicine, San Francisco, California.

2012

Ziegelbaum, B., Appino, K., O’Donnell, L., Lyman, B., Collins, J., & Williams, D. J. (2012). Attitudes towards seeking psychological help among HIV infected/affected youth. Poster presented at the American Psychological Association Annual Convention, Orlando, Florida.

Collins, J., Lyman, B., & Williams, D. J. (2012).  An examination of the relationships between quality of life, psychological flexibility, and mindfulness in a population of children infected with or affected by HIV/AIDS. Poster presented at the Society of Behavioral Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Lectures by Invitation

2016

Collins, J. Introduction to Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury. Guest lecture presented to doctoral students at La Salle University, Philadelphia, PA; June 2016

Collins, J. Introduction to Spina Bifida. Guest lecture presented to doctoral students a La Salle University in Philadelphia, PA; June 2016

2014

Collins, J. Coping with Limb Differences. Guest lecture presented to parents of children with limb differences at Kennedy Krieger Institute, Baltimore, MD; May 2014

2015

Collins, J. Pediatric Psychology. Guest lecture presented to doctoral practicum students at Cooper University Hospital in Camden, NJ; October 2015

Awards and Honors

National Register Credentialing Scholarship
Dissertation Award, La Salle University
Psychology Department Grant, La Salle University   
Deans Fellowship Award for Academic Excellence, Drexel University
Cum Laude: Graduation Honors, Loyola College in Maryland
 

Leadership and Memberships

2012 - present, Society of Behavioral Medicine
2008 - present, Association for Contextual Behavioral Science   
2006 - present, American Psychological Association (APA)
- Division 12 – Division of Clinical Psychology
- Division 54 – Division of Pediatric Psychology
2006 - present, Association for Advancement of Behavior & Cognitive Therapy (ABCT)
2006 - present, Pennsylvania Behavior Therapy Association (PBTA)