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Kelly E. Green Ph.D.


Kelly E. Green, Ph.D., is a tenured Associate Professor of Psychology at St. Edward’s University in Austin, Texas, where she has won awards for her teaching and research excellence, and a Licensed Clinical Psychologist with a private practice focused on evidence-based treatments for addiction.

She received her doctorate in clinical psychology from Rutgers University, where she was a graduate fellow on an institutional training grant from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. She then completed her clinical internship and postdoctoral fellowship at the Boston Consortium, which is a joint program with the VA Boston Healthcare System, Harvard Medical School, and Boston University School of Medicine. She has been a Clinical Fellow in the Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and a Teaching Fellow in the Department of Psychiatry at that Boston University School of Medicine. She was an Instructor of Psychiatry in the Department of Psychology and Harvard Medical School and Staff Psychologist Clinical Director of a dual-diagnosis treatment program in the VA Boston Healthcare System from 2009-2012.

She is on the Editorial Board for the professional journal Addiction Research and Theory, and she has articles and chapters published in professional journals and books. Kelly is passionate about making addiction science accessible and engaging to lay audiences while also working to reduce stigma related to addiction and recovery. Her debut trade book, Relationships in Recovery: Repairing Damage and Building Healthy Connections While Overcoming Addiction, translates an evidence-based intervention into self-help format and it is being released by The Guilford Press in July 2021. In addition to her teaching, writing, and clinical work, she is building a recovery-oriented social media platform on Instagram @RecoveryAndReconnection.

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