Jill Ehrenreich May

Associate Professor, Child Division
Ph.D. earned from the University of Mississippi, 2002

Director, Child and Adolescent Mood and Anxiety Treatment Program

Research Interests

Novel treatment approaches for anxiety disorders and related conditions in youth, etiology of child anxiety, clinician training and dissemination of evidence based treatments for children and adolescents.

Current Research

Our group is conducting investigations related to transdiagnostic and emotion-focused treatment approaches to youth anxiety and related conditions, as well as studies related to the mechanisms and effectiveness of such approaches. More information about this research can be found on the CAMAT program home page.

If you are interested in having your child or adolescent screened for a research project or would like more information about evidence-based clinical services for youth anxiety and depression, please contact the Child and Adolescent Mood and Anxiety Treatment Program at (305) 284-9852, Ext. 1 or email us at anxietylab@psy.miami.edu.

Books

Ehrenreich-May, J., Chu B. C. (2013).Transdiagnostic Treatments for Children and Adolescents: Principles and PracticeNew York: Guilford Press.

Barlow, D. H., Ellard, K. K., Fairholme, C. P., Farchione, T. J., Boisseau, C. L., Allen, L. B., & Ehrenreich-May, J. (2010). The unified protocol for transdiagnostic treatment of emotional disorders, therapist guide. New York: Oxford University Press.

Barlow, D. H., Ellard, K. K., Fairholme, C. P., Farchione, T. J., Boisseau, C. L., Allen, L. B., & Ehrenreich-May, J. (2010). The unified protocol for transdiagnostic treatment of emotional disorders, participant workbook. New York: Oxford University Press.

Pincus, D.B., Ehrenreich, J.T., & Mattis, S.G. (2008). Mastery of Anxiety and Panic for Adolescents, Therapist Guide. New York: Oxford University Press.

Pincus, D.B., Ehrenreich, J.T., & Spiegel, D.  (2008). Mastery of Anxiety and Panic for Adolescents: Riding the Wave, Workbook. New York: Oxford University Press.

Selected Publications (since 2012)

Queen, A.H., Barlow, D.H., & Ehrenreich-May, J. (in press). The trajectories of adolescent anxiety and depressive symptoms over the course of a transdiagnostic treatment. Journal of Anxiety Disorders.

Seager, I., Rowley, A. M., & Ehrenreich-May, J. (2014) Targeting common factors across anxiety and depression using the Unified Protocol for the Treatment of Emotional Disorders in Adolescents. Journal of Rational-Emotive & Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy. doi: 10.1007/s10942-014-0185-4

Ehrenreich-May, J., Storch, E.A., Queen, A.H., Rodriguez, J.H., Ghilain, C., Alessandri, M., Levin. A.B., Arnold, E.B., Murphy, T.B. & Wood, J.J. (2014). An open trial of cognitive behavioral therapy for anxiety disorders in early adolescents with autism spectrum disorders. Focus on Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities. doi:10.1177/1088357614533381

Girio-Herrera, E., & Ehrenreich-May, J. (2014). Using flexible clinical processes in the Unified Protocol for the Treatment of Emotional Disorders in Adolescence. Psychotherapy, 51 (1). doi: 10.1037/a0032517

Sterling, L., Storch, E.S., Ehrenreich-May, J., Renno, P., Lin, E.J., Lewin, A., Arnold, E.A., & Wood, J.J. (2014). Validity of the Revised Children’s Anxiety and Depression Scale for youth with autism Spectrum disorders. Autism.

Bilek, E.L., & Ehrenreich-May, J. (2013). An open trial investigation of a transdiagnostic group treatment for children with anxiety and depressive symptoms. Behavior Therapy, 43, 887-897. doi: 10.1016/j.beth.2012.04.007

Ehrenreich-May, J., Bilek, E., Queen, A.H., & Rodriguez, J.H. (2013). A unified protocol for the group treatment of childhood anxiety and depression. Revista de Psicopatologia y Psicologia Clinica (Spanish Journal of Clinical Psychology).

Micco, J.A., Hirshfeld-Becker, D., Henin, A., & Ehrenreich-May, J. (2013). Content specificity of threat interpretation in anxious and non-clinical children. Cognitive Therapy and Research, 37 (1), 78-88.doi:10.1007/s10608-012-9438-7

Santucci, L. C. & Ehrenreich-May, J. (2013). A randomized controlled trial of the Child Anxiety Multi-Day Program (CAMP) for separation anxiety disorder. Child Psychiatry and Human Development, 44, 439-451.

Queen, A. H., & Ehrenreich-May, J. (2013). Anxiety-disordered adolescents with and without a comorbid depressive disorder: Variations in clinical presentation and emotion regulation. Journal of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders. doi: 10.1177/1063426613478175

Queen, A. H., Ehrenreich-May, J., Stewart, L. M., & Pincus, D. B. (2013). Mothers' and fathers' ratings of family relationship quality: associations with preadolescent and adolescent anxiety and depressive symptoms in a clinical sample. Child Psychiatry and Human Development.

Ung, D., Wood, J. J., Ehrenreich-May, J., Arnold, E., Fujii, C., Reno, P., Murphy, T. K., Lewin, A. B., & Storch, E. A. (2013). Clinical characteristics of high-functioning youth with autism spectrum disorders and anxiety. Neuropsychiatry, 3(2), 147-157.

Levin, L., Henderson, H.A., & Ehrenreich-May, J. (2012). Interpersonal predictors of early therapeutic alliance in a transdiagnostic cognitive behavioral intervention for adolescents with anxiety and depression. Psychotherapy, 49, 218-230. doi:10.1037/a00282265

Queen, A. H., Ehrenreich-May, J., & Hershorin, E. R. (2012). Preliminary validation of a screening tool for adolescent panic disorder in pediatric primary care clinics. Child Psychiatry and Human Development, 43, 171-183. doi:10.1007/s10578-011-0256-z

Storch, E. A., Arnold, E. B., Jones, A. M., Ale, C. M., Wood, J. J., Ehrenreich-May, J., Lewin, A. B., Mutch, P. J., & Murphy, T. K. (2012). The role of co-occurring disruptive behavior in the clinical presentation of youth with anxiety in the context of autism spectrum disorders. Child Psychiatry and Human Development, 43(5), 734-736. doi:10.1007/s10578-012-0294-1

Storch, E. A., Ehrenreich, J., Wood, J. J., Jones, A. M., De Nadai, A., Lewin, A. B., Arnold, E. B., & Murphy, T. K. (2012). Multiple informant agreement on the Anxiety Disorders Interview Schedule for Youth with Autism. Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology, 22, 292-299.

Storch, E.A., Larson, M.J., Ehrenreich-May, J., Arnold, E. A., Jones, A.M., Reno, P., Fujii, C., Lewin, A.B., Mutch, P.J., Murphy, T.K., & Wood, J.J. (2012). Peer Victimization in Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorders and Co-occurring Anxiety: Relations with Psychopathology and Loneliness. Journal of Developmental and Physical Disabilities, 24(6), 575-590.. doi:10.1007/s10882-012-9290-4

Storch, E. A., Wood, J. J., Ehrenreich-May, J., Lewin, A. B., Jones, A. M., Park, J. M., & Murphy, T. K. (2012). Convergent and divergent validity and reliability of the Pediatric Anxiety Rating Scale. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disabilities, 42(11), 2374-2382. doi:10.1007/s10803-012-1489-9

Allen, L. B., Tsao, J. C. I., Seidman, L., Ehrenreich-May, J., & Zeltzer, L. K. (2012). A unified, transdiagnostic treatment for adolescents with chronic pain and anxiety and depression. Cognitive and Behavioral Practice, 19, 56-67. doi:10.1016/j.cbpra.2011.04.007

Bennett, S. M., Ehrenreich-May, J., Litz, B. T., Boisseau, C. L., Barlow, D. H. (2012). Development and preliminary evaluation of a cognitive-behavioral intervention for perinatal grief. Cognitive and Behavioral Practice, 19(1), 161-173. doi:10.1016/j.cbpra.2011.01.002

Ehrenreich-May, J., & Bilek, E. L. (2012). The development of a transdiagnostic cognitive behavioral group intervention for childhood anxiety disorders and co-occurring depression symptoms. Cognitive and Behavioral Practice, 19(1), 41-55. doi:10.1016/j.cbpra.2011.02.003

Teaching