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 emotional disorders in youth, etiology and measurement of youth 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 emotional disorders (including anxiety, depression, OCD 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

Transdiagnostic Treatments for Children and Adolescents 2

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

Unified Protocol-Adolescents

Ehrenreich-May, J., Kennedy, S.M., Sherman, J.A., Bennett, S.M., & Barlow, D.H. (2018). Unified protocol for transdiagnostic treatment of emotional disorders in adolescents: Workbook. New York: Oxford University Press.

Unified Protocol-Children

Ehrenreich-May, J., Kennedy, S.M., Sherman, J.A., Bilek, E.L.  & Barlow, D.H. (2018). Unified protocol for transdiagnostic treatment of emotional disorders in children: Workbook. New York: Oxford University Press.

Unified Protocol-Children & Adolescents

Ehrenreich-May, J., Kennedy, S.M., Sherman, J.A., Bilek, E.L., Buzzella, B.A., Bennett, S.M., & Barlow, D.H. (2018). Unified protocols for transdiagnostic treatment of emotional disorders in children and adolescents: Therapist guide. New York: Oxford University Press.

Mastery of Anxiety and Panic for Adolescents, Therapist Guide 2

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

Mastery of Anxiety and Panic for Adolescents- Riding the Wave, Workbook

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)

Kennedy, S. M., Bilek, E. L. & Ehrenreich-May, J. (in press). A randomized controlled pilot trial of the Unified Protocol for Emotional Disorders in Children (UP-C). Behavior Modification.

Sherman, J.A., Tonarely, N.A., & Ehrenreich-May, J. (2018). Targeting Comorbid Anxiety and Depression Using the Unified Protocol for Transdiagnostic Treatment of Emotional Disorders in Adolescents. Clinical Case Studies

Ehrenreich-May, J., Rosenfield, D., Queen, A. H., Kennedy, S. M., Remmes, C., & Barlow, D. (2017). An initial waitlist-controlled trial of the Unified Protocol for the Treatment of Emotional Disorders in Adolescents. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 46, 46-55. 

García-Escalera, J., Valiente, R. M., Chorot, P., Ehrenreich-May, J., Kennedy, S. M., & Sandín, B. (2017). The Spanish Version of the Unified Protocol for Transdiagnostic Treatment of Emotional Disorders in Adolescents (UP-A) Adapted as a School-Based Anxiety and Depression Prevention Program: Study Protocol for a Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial. JMIR Research Protocols6(8), e149. http://doi.org/10.2196/resprot.7934 

Sherman, J. A., & Ehrenreich-May, J. (2017). Ethnicity’s role in the relationship between anxiety and negative interpretation bias among clinically anxious youth: A pilot study. Child Psychiatry and Human Development. doi:10.1007/s10578-017-0760-x 

Kennedy, S.M., & Ehrenreich-May, J. (2016). Assessment of Behavioral and Emotional Avoidance in Adolescents: Psychometric Properties of a New Multidimensional Measure. Journal of Psychopathology & Behavioral Assessment. 

Becker-Haimes, E. M., Diaz, K. I., Haimes, B. A., & Ehrenreich-May, J. (2016). Anxiety and Atopic Disease: Comorbidity in a Youth Mental Health Setting. Child Psychiatry & Human Development. doi:10.1007/s10578-016-0678-8 

Ehrenreich-May, J., Dimeff, L.A., Woodcock, E.A., Queen, A.H., Kelly, T., Contreras, I.S., Rash, B., Kelley-Brimer, A., Hauschildt, J., Mundlapudi Danner, S., Kennedy, S.M., & Barlow, D.H. (2016). Enhancing Online Training in an Evidence-Based Treatment for Adolescent Panic Disorder: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Evidence-Based Practice in Child and Adolescent Mental Health. doi:10.1080/23794925.2016.1245116 

Kennedy, S. M., Grossman, R.A., & Ehrenreich-May, J. (2016). Revisiting the factor structure of the White Bear Suppression Inventory in adolescents: An exploratory structural equation modeling approach. Journal of Personality and Individual Differences

La Greca, A.M., Ehrenreich-May, J., Mufson, L., & Chan, S. (2016).  Preventing adolescent social anxiety and depression and reducing peer victimization:  Intervention development and open trial. Child Youth Care Forum. doi: 10.1007/s10566-016-9363-0 

Johnco, C., De Nadai, A., Lewin, A., Ehrenreich-May, J. Wood, J., & Storch, E. (2015). Defining the treatment response and symptom remission for anxiety disorders in pediatric autism spectrum disorders using the pediatric anxiety scale. Journal for Autism and Developmental Disorders, 45(10), 3232-3242. doi: 10.1007/s10803-015-2483-9 

Wood, J., Ehrenreich-May, J., Alessandri, M., Fuji, C., Renno, P., Laugeson, E., Piacentini, J., De Nadai, A., Arnold, E., Lewin, A., Murphy, T., & Storch, E. (2015). Cognitive behavioral therapy for early adolescents with autism spectrum disorders and clinical anxiety: A randomized, controlled trial. Behavior Therapy 46(1), 7-19. doi:10.1016/j.beth.2014.01.002 

Queen, A.H., Barlow, D.H., & Ehrenreich-May, J. (2014). The trajectories of adolescent anxiety and depressive symptoms over the course of a transdiagnostic treatment. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 28(6), 511-521. doi: 10.1016/j.janxdis.2014.05.007 

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 

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 

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. doi: 10.1007/s10578-012-0338-6. 

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 

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., 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. doi: 10.1089/cap.2011.0114 

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