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 Jeff Reese

Associate Professor of Counseling Psychology

Educational, School, and Counseling Psychology
University of Kentucky
235 Dickey Hall
Lexington, KY 40506-0017

Phone: 859.257.4909
Fax: 859.257.5662


BS, Abilene Christian University, Psychology
MS, Abilene Christian University, Clinical Psychology
PhD, Texas A & M University, Counseling Psychology

Research Interests

  • Psychotherapeutic process and outcome
  • Supervision/Training issues
  • Telehealth
  • Career Development


Brinkman, S. D., Reese, R. J., Frazier M.D., Norsworthy, L.A., Dellaria, D. K., Kinkade, J. W.,...Simpkins, J. W. (in press). Validation of a self-administered computerized system to detect cognitive impairment in older individuals. Journal of Applied Gerontology.
Duncan, B. L., & Reese, R. J. (in press). Clinical and scientific considerations in progress monitoring: When is a measure too long? Canadian Psychology.
Owen, J., Duncan, B., Reese, R., Anker, M., & Sparks, J. (in press). Accounting for Therapist Variability in Couple Therapy Outcomes: What Really Matters? Journal of Sex and Marital Therapy.
Owen, J. A., Reese, R. J., Quirk, K., & Rodolfa, E. (in press). Alliance in Action: A new measure of clients' perceptions of therapists' alliance activity. Psychotherapy Research.
Reese, R. J., Gillaspy, J. A., Owen, J. J., Flora, K. L., Cunningham, L. E., Archie, D., & Marsden, T. (in press). The influence of demand characteristics and social desirability on clients' ratings of the therapeutic alliance. Journal of Clinical Psychology.
Reese, R. J., Slone, N. C., & Miserocchi, K. M. (in press). Utilizing Client Feedback in Psychotherapy from an Interpersonal Process Perspective. Psychotherapy.
Duncan, B. L., & Reese, R. J. (2012). Empirically supported treatments, evidence-based treatments, and evidence based practice.  In G. Stricker and T. Widiger (Vol. Eds.) and I. Weiner (Ed.), Handbook of Psychology, 2nd Ed., Vol. 8: Clinical Psychology. Hoboken. NJ: John Wiley & Sons.
Reese, R. J., Slone, N. C., Soares, N., & Sprang, R. (2012). Telehealth for underserved families: An evidence-based parenting program. Psychological Services, 9, 320-322.
Slone, N. C., Reese, R. J., & McClelland, M. (2012). Telepsychology with children and adolescents: A review of the literature. Psychological Services, 9, 272-292.
Reese, R. J., Toland, M. D., & Hopkins, N. B. (2011). Replicating and extending the good-enough level model of change: Considering session frequency. Psychotherapy Research, 21, 608-619.
Morris, J., Reese, R. J., Beck, R., & Mattis, C. M. (2010). Facebook as a corollary measure of Tinto's model of social cohesion. Journal of College Student Retention: Theory, Research, & Practice, 11, 311-322.
Kieffer, K. M., Reese, R. J., & Vacha-Haase, T. (2010). Reliability Generalization (RG) methods in the context of giftedness research. In R. Subotnik & B. Thompson (Eds.), Research methodologies for conducting research on giftedness. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.
Reese, R. J., Prout, H. T., Zirkelback, E. A., & Anderson, C. R. (2010). Effectiveness of school-based psychotherapy: A meta-analysis of dissertation research. Psychology in the Schools, 47, 1035-1045.
Reese, R. J., Toland, M. D., Slone, N. C., & Norsworthy, L. A. (2010). Effect of client feedback on couple psychotherapy outcomes.  Psychotherapy: Theory, Research, Practice, Training, 47, 616-630.
Zirkelback, E. A., & Reese, R. J. (2010). A review of psychotherapy outcome research: Consideration for school-based mental health providers.  Psychology in the Schools, 47, 1084-1100.
Reese, R. J. & Miller, C. W. (2010). Using outcome to improve a career development course: Closing the scientist-practitioner gap. Journal of Career Assessment, 18, 207-219.
Conoley, C. W., Conoley, J. C., & Reese, R. J. (2009). Changing a field of change. Journal of Educational and Psychological Consultation, 19, 236-247.
Kieffer, K. M., & Reese, R. J. (2009). A psychometric evaluation of the Test and Study Attitudes Inventory. Educational and Psychological Measurement, 69, 303-321.
Reese, R. J., Aldarondo, F., Anderson, C. R., Lee, S., Miller, T. W., & Burton, D. (2009). Telehealth in clinical supervision: A comparison of supervision formats. Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare, 15, 356-361.
Reese, R. J., Norsworthy, L. A., & Rowlands, S. R. (2009). Does a continuous feedback system improve psychotherapy outcome? Psychotherapy: Theory, Research, Practice, Training, 46, 418-431.
Reese, R. J., Usher, E. L., Bowman, D. C., Norsworthy, L. A., Rowlands, S. R., Halstead, J. L., & Chisholm, R. R. (2009). Using client feedback in psychotherapy training: An analysis of its influence on supervision and counselor self-efficacy. Training and Education in Professional Psychology, 3, 157-168.
Miller, T. W., Reese, R. J., & Frieson, K. (2008). Telehealth technology applications with underserved conduct disorder child and adolescent populations.  In L. Martinez & C. Gomez (Eds.), Telehealth in the 21st century (pp. 1-22). New York: Nova Science Publishers.
Reese, R. J., Conoley, C. W., & Brossart, D. F. (2006). Telephone counseling’s attributes: An empirical investigation of client perceptions. Journal of Counseling & Development, 84, 54-60.
Reese, R. J., & Miller, C. D. (2006). Effectiveness of a university career development course on career decision-making self-efficacy. Journal of Career Assessment, 14, 252-266.
Reese, R. J. (2005). Meeting people where they are: The promise of telephone psychotherapy. Texas Psychologist, 56(3), 8-11.
Conoley, C. W., Reese, R. J., Bender, S. W., & Hirsch, W. M. (2004). Language matters: The effects of violent and kind metaphors upon attitudes toward an aggressive child. The Childhood Care & Development Journal, 2(2), 9-27.  
Kieffer, K. M., & Reese, R. J. (2002). A reliability generalization study of the Geriatric Depression Scale (GDS). Educational and Psychological Measurement, 62, 969-994.
Reese, R. J., Kieffer, K. M., & Briggs, B. K. (2002). A reliability generalization study of select measures of adult attachment style. Educational and Psychological Measurement, 62, 619-646.  
Reese, R. J., Conoley, C. W., & Brossart, D. F. (2002). Effectiveness of telephone counseling: A   field based investigation. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 49, 233-242.
Kieffer, K. M., Reese, R. J., & Thompson, B. (2001). Statistical techniques employed in AERJ and JCP articles from 1988 to 1997: The changing face of methodology? Journal of Experimental Education, 69, 280-309. 

Courses Taught

  • Graduate Seminar in Clinical Supervision and Consultation
  • Individual Assessment of Personality Functioning
  • Introduction to Counseling: Techniques I
  • Practicum in Counseling Psychology