Curriculum Vitae

Education & Training

Post Doctoral Fellow, (APPIC Approved)
Georgia State University Counseling Center, Atlanta, GA

PhD - Counseling Psychology (APA Accredited) 
University of Maryland, College Park, MD

Pre-Doctoral Internship (APA Accredited)
Georgia State University Counseling Center, Atlanta, GA

MS - Community Counseling (CACREP Accredited)
Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA

MBA - Real Estate & Urban Affairs 
J. Mack Robinson School of Business, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA

BA - Political Science 
Drew University, Madison, NJ

Academic Appointments 

Professor (tenure-track) August 2014 - Present
Associate Professor (tenure-track) August 2009-March 2014
Assistant Professor (tenure-track) August 2007-August 2009

Department of Psychology and Counseling 
Carlow University, Pittsburgh, PA   

Assistant Professor(tenure-track) August 2006-August 2007

Department of Counseling, Rehabilitation Counseling, & Counseling Psychology 
West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV   

Assistant Professor(tenure-track) September 2003 - May 2006

Department of Psychology & Behavioral Sciences 
Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, LA  

Biography

Dr. Kelley is a Professor of Psychology and Counseling. She teaches for the doctoral program in Counseling Psychology including CPY 814 Diversity Issues in Counseling Psychology; CPY 816 Ethics & Standards; and CPY 830/840/850/860/870 Supervised Practicum with Seminar. Dr. Kelley also teaches the following courses for the master's degree program in Professional Counseling: PRC 702 Sociocultural Foundations; PRC 708 Ethics and Professional Orientation; and PRC 738 Introduction to Substance Abuse Counseling. Over the past 25 years, Dr. Kelley has worked in numerous clinical settings including the Sex Offender Treatment Program at Forcht Wade Correctional Center; the Georgia State University Counseling Center; the Substance Abuse Treatment Program at the University of Maryland Health Center; REACH (Rapid Evaluation and Clinical Help) at West Paces Medical Center; the Psychiatric Assessment Team at CPC Parkwood Hospital; and the STAR Program, Pocket Ranch Institute, Geyserville, CA & Tumacacori, AZ. Outside of work, Dr. Kelley works with Pittsburgh Wildlife Rescue where she specializes in rescuing abandoned and injured domestic ducks. She enjoys spending time with her many animals (dogs, cats, parrots and ducks) as well hand building pottery and photography.

Publications

Peer-reviewed Invited Publications 

Kelley, F.A. & L. R. Flaherty, L. R. (2015). Psychotherapy with Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual clients: How microaggressions undermine the development of the therapy relationship. Society for Psychotherapy.

Kelley, F.A. (2015). The therapy relationship with lesbian, gay and bisexual clients. Psychotherapy: Theory, Research, Practice, Training, 52 (1), 113-118.

Peer-reviewed Publications 

Schwartz, J., Kelley, F. A., & Kohli, N. (2012). The development and initial validation of the Dating Attitudes Inventory: A measure of the gender context of dating violence in men. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 27(10), 1959-1986.

Kelley, F. A., Gelso, C. G., Fuertes, J., Marmarosh, C., Lanier, S. (2010). The development and psychometric investigation of the client version of The Real Relationship Inventory. Psychotherapy: Theory, Research, Practice, Training, 47(4), 540-553.

Hess, S., Knox, S., Hill, C.E., Schultz, J. M., Sloan, L., Brandt, S., Kelley, F. A., & Hoffman, M. (2008). Pre-doctoral interns' non-disclosure in supervision. Psychotherapy Research, 18(4), 400-411.

Pace, L. & Kelley, F.A. (2006). Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration, 9 (3).

Gelso, C. G., Kelley, F. A., Fuertes, J., Marmarosh, C., Holmes, S., & Costas, C. (2005). Measuring the real relationship in psychotherapy: Initial validation of the therapist form. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 52(4), 640-649.

Hill, C. E., Kelley, F. A., Davis, T. L., Crook, R. E., Maldonado, L. E., Turkson, M. A. Wonnell, T.L.,Suthakaran, V., Zack, J. S., Rochlen, A. B., Kolchakian, M. R., & Codrington, J.N. (2001). Predictors of outcome of dream interpretation sessions: Volunteer client characteristics, dream characteristics, and type of interpretation. Dreaming: Journal of the Association for the Study of Dreams, 11(2), 53-72.

Hill, C. E., Zack, J. S., Wonnell, T. L., Hoffman, M. A., Rochlen, A. B., Goldberg, J. L., Nakayama, E. Y., Heaton, K. J., Kelley, F. A., Eiche, K., Tomlinson, M. J., & Hess, S. (2000). Structured brief therapy with a focus on dreams or loss for clients with troubling dreams and recent loss. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 47(1), 90-101.

Driscoll, J. M., Kelley, F. A., & Fassinger, R. E. (1996). Lesbian identity and disclosure in the workplace: Relation to occupational stress and satisfaction. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 48(2), 229-242.

Manuscripts Under Review 

O'Rourke, S.L., Spencer, K. & Kelley, F. A. (2018). Development and Psychometric Investigation of an Arts Integrated Assessment Instrument for Educators.

Russell Flaherty, L.M., Kelley, F.A., Kudinova, A. Y., Monroe, M. & Kennedy, N. (2018). The compounding roles of locus of control and experiential avoidance on suicidal ideation.

Manuscripts in Preparation 

Kelley, F.A. & Buboltz, W. (2018). The Inventory of Self Psychology (ISP) - Short Form: Reliability, validity, and factor structure.

Kelley, F. A., & Gelso, C. G. (2018). Adult attachment: Relation to healthy and defensive narcissism

Somova, M. & Kelley, F.A. (2018). The real relationship in clinical supervision: Relation to the supervisory working alliance, trainee self-efficacy, and trainee satisfaction.

Wolfgang, A. & Kelley, F.A. (2018). The enduring impact of the childhood therapeutic relationship: A qualitative analysis.

Invited Presentations 

Kelley, F.A. (2013, October). Counseling practices with LGB clients: Relation to the real relationship, working alliance, and client ratings of their therapist. Presentation given at the University of Maryland, College Park.

Kelley, F.A. (2007, August). Psychotherapy with Sexual Minority Clients: Why the Real Relationship Matters. In S. C. Whiston (Chair), Exploring the Real Relationship: A tribute to Dr. Charles Gelso. Symposium to be conducted at the 115th annual convention of the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, California.

Kelley, F. A. (2005, April). Cultivating Diversity in Professional Communities: Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation. Presentation given at Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, LA.

Selected Presentations 

Brossman, T., Pasparage-Polischak, S., Kelley, F.A., Battaglia, R., Farnsworth, D., Harrington, A., and Sim, W. (2015). Psychologists who have been stalked be a client: A qualitative analysis. Poster presented at the annual convention of the Pennsylvania Psychological Association, Harrisburg, PA.

Kelley, F. A., LeBoeuf-Davis, D. A., & Weiss, B. A. (2008, August). Real relationship with LGB clients: Paths to psychotherapy practices and client satisfaction. In C. J. Gelso (Chair), The real relationship in psychotherapy: Latest findings about a controversial concept. Symposium conducted at the 116th annual convention of the American Psychological Association, Boston, Massachusetts.

Kelley, F. A., LeBoeuf-Davis, D. A., & Weiss, B. A. (2008, April). Therapy practices with lesbian, gay, and bisexual Clients. Paper presented at the Carlow University Graduate Colloquium, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Kelley, F.A. (2007, August). Psychotherapy with sexual minority clients: Why the real relationship matters. In S. C. Whiston (Chair), Exploring the real Relationship: A tribute to Dr. Charles Gelso. Invited presentation at the 115th annual convention of the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, California.

Kelley, F.A. & Buboltz, W. (2007, August). Factor structure of the Inventory of Self Psychology. Poster presented at the 115th annual convention of the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, California.

LaBorde, C. & Kelley, F. (2006, March). Developing diversity dispositions in teacher candidates via video vignettes. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Louisiana Educational Research Association, Lafayette, Louisiana.

Kelley, F. A. & Schwartz, J. (2005, August). The development and psychometric investigation of the Dating Attitudes Scale. Poster presented at the 113th annual convention of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.

Kelley, F. A. (2005, April). Cultivating diversity in professional communities: Gender identity and sexual orientation. Invited presentation given at Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, LA.

Kelley, F. A., Gelso, C. J., Fuertes, J., Marmarosh, C., & Holmes, S. (2004, June). Measuring the real relationship: Development and validation of the client and therapist forms. In C. J. Gelso (Chair), The real relationship in psychotherapy: Theory and beginning empirical inquires. Symposium conducted at the 35th annual meeting of the Society for Psychotherapy Research, Rome, Italy.

Kelley, F. A., Gelso, C. J., Fuertes, J., Marmarosh, C., & Holmes, S. (2003, August).Measuring the real relationship in psychotherapy: The Real Relationship Inventory Client Form. In C. Marmarosh Chair), Measuring the real relationship in psychotherapy. Symposium conducted at the 111th annual convention of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, Canada. 

Fuertes, J., Gelso, C. J., Kelley, F. A., Marmarosh, C., & Holmes, S. (2003, August). Measuring the real relationship in psychotherapy: The Real Relationship Inventory -Therapist Form. In C. Marmarosh (Chair), Measuring the real relationship in psychotherapy. Symposium conducted at the 111th annual convention of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, Canada.

Gelso, C. J., Kelley, F. A., Fuertes, J., Marmarosh, C., & Holmes, S. (2002, October). Measuring the real relationship in psychotherapy: The Real Relationship Inventory - Client Form. Paper presented at the 4th Annual Society for Psychotherapy Research Mid-Atlantic Conference, Penn State University, State College, PA.

Fuertes, J., Gelso, C. J., Kelley, F. A., Marmarosh, C., Holmes, S., & Costas, C. (2002, October). Measuring the real relationship in psychotherapy: The Real Relationship Inventory -Therapist Form. Paper presented at the 4th Annual Society for Psychotherapy Research Mid-Atlantic Conference, Penn State University, State College, PA.

Grants & Awards 

2015  The Dorothy Weber Cochran, '43 Award for Excellence in Faculty Scholarship and Research, Carlow University

2013  Grace Ann Geibel Institute for Justice and Social Responsibility Grant, Carlow University

2012  American Psychological Association, Division 35, Institute for Academic Feminist Psychologists.

2011  Scholarship Grant, Carlow University

2009, 2008, 2007  Online Course Development Grant, Carlow University

2008  Grace Ann Geibel Institute for Justice and Social Responsibility Grant, Carlow University

2007  Faculty Support Grant, West Virginia University

2005  Technology Enhancement Grant, Louisiana Tech University

2004-2005  Developing Diversity Dispositions Education Enhancement Grant, Louisiana Board of Regents Support Fund.

2002  Washington Psychoanalytic Institute Research Award, Washington, DC.

2001  Dissertation Support Grant, CAPS Department, University of Maryland, College Park, MD.

1994-1995  Graduate Fellowship, University of Maryland, College Park, MD.

1991-1993  Chi Sigma Iota, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA.

1987  Academic Scholarship, Commercial Real Estate Women of Atlanta, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA.

1986  Academic Scholarship, Josephine J. Isakson, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA.

1985  Scholastic Merit Award, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA.

Research Interests

Dr. Kelley's publications and research interests have explored psychotherapy process and outcome especially as it relates to the therapy relationship and counselor competency in working with marginalized populations. Dr. Kelley has developed expertise in instrument development including developing two instruments that measure the real relationship in therapy; the Dating Attitudes Inventory; the Inventory of Self-Psychology- short form; and an Arts Integrated Assessment Instrument for Educators.

Dr. Kelley developed the Real Relationship Inventory - Client Version which has been used by researchers in the United States, Wales, Italy and Turkey. She has been involved in a series of studies investigating the real relationship in therapy both from the therapist and client's perspective, and in supervision from the supervisee's perspective. Dr. Kelley has presented her research locally, nationally, and internationally.